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Fish Consumption and Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

Nancy F. Sheard
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-4887.1998.tb06133.x 177-179 First published online: 1 June 1998


Studies show conflicting results regarding the protective effect of dietary fish and fish oil on certain types of cardiovascular disease. A recent epidemiologic study supports the hypothesis that moderate consumption (1–2 meals/week) of fish lowers the risk of sudden cardiac death in humans.