Research News

October 1996 Issue

Fishing Around for a New and Improved Fish-Oil Supplement

Researchers in Italy are optimistic about a new fish-oil capsule with a tasteless protective coating. And no wonder. It seems to lessen the side effects attributed to traditional fish-oil supplements: fishy breath, belching and bad taste. Fish-oil supplements have shown promise in reducing the inflammation associated with several chronic diseases, such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease. The new fish-oil capsule was tested on people with Crohn's disease, a serious ailment

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