The announcement last year that omega-3 fats increase the risk of prostate cancer might have left you reeling in fear and questioning if you should stop eating certain foods containing omega-3's.
Nearly 12 million consumers, mostly younger women and older men, stopped taking their omega-3 supplements.
So what's the truth? Are omega-3s good or bad for you?
Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids mainly found in fish. They are essential for a healthy life as they promote healthy brain function, lower heart disease risk and reduce your risk of type-2 diabetes.
What are some of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids?
Aimée Shunney, ND, and Dr. Mike discuss why omega-3's were showcased in a negative light and highlight the positive effects omega-3's have on your health.