Eating Fish Reduces Risk of Premature Birth
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Eating fish can literally save lives.
Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for nearly one million deaths annually. Eating seafood or marine oils can significantly reduce that number.
The life saving ingredient? Omega 3 fatty acids.
That’s the main finding of a new Cochrane Review of 70 studies worldwide that included nearly 20,000 pregnant women. It showed that omega’s from marine sources reduces early premature birth by a whopping 42 percent...
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