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Monday
Nov012010

Fish oil has been linked to better hearing

A recent study by Paul Mitchell at the University of Sydney was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study followed 2956 subjects ages 50 and older over a 7-year period. It found that persons who ate fish at least twice per week had a 42% smaller chance of getting hearing loss as compared to those who ate less than one serving of fish per week. The authors suggest the the cardiovascular benefit shown for omega-3 fatty acids in fish may help maintain or improve blood flow to the inner ear.

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