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Are fish oil capsules beneficial? Yes, UNLESS you eat fish (duh!) Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing writes: But the evidence for improving heart health is mixed. ... However, when researchers looked at subgroups of people who don’t eat any fish, the results suggested they may reduce their cardiovascular risk by ...


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There is insufficient evidence to say that intake of fish oil supplements (high in omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA) reduce the risk of heart or other disease. 1) Omega-3 intake for cardiovascular disease (Cochrane, 2018): Moderate- and high-quality evidence suggests that increasing EPA and DHA has little or no effect on mortality or cardiovascular ...


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Just to focus on one of the specific claims, a journal article from 2009 describes what the authors believed to be the first clinical application of shea butter to treat eczema (aka atopic dermatitis). The results were favorable but the only conclusion they drew was that further study might be worthwhile. A more recent article from 2018 provides a meta-...


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