Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Crohn's Disease?

Laura Editor
  • Have you been taking Omega-3 supplements to help your Crohn's symptoms?

     

    Omega-3 fatty acids have been a popular alternative treatment for patients with Crohn's disease. But a new study shows that taking Omega-3 supplements does not help in the management of Crohn's disease.

     

    Omega-3 fatty acids have an anti-inflammatory effect and are therefore often used to help treat arthritis. However, study participants taking a omega-3 supplements showed no difference in disease symptoms than participants taking a placebo.

     

    Read the full article at Reuters.com

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Published On: April 09, 2008