About 20 million people in the US take omega-3 supplements, mostly with the goal of preventing heart attacks and strokes. The question is, are they wasting their money, or getting essential health benefits?
R. Todd Hurst, MD, FACC, FASE
R. Todd Hurst, MD, FACC, FASE, is a board-certified cardiologist, director of the Center for Cardiovascular Health at Banner – University Medicine Heart Institute, and associate professor of medicine at the University of Arizona. He has written more than 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and regularly speaks nationally and internationally at medical meetings, primarily on the prevention of heart disease.