Cardiac patients benefit from eating fish twice a week

CVD deaths fall by 18% in those with pre-existing disease, reports Canadian study

Eating at least two servings of fish a week may lower the risk of major cardiovascular events and mortality for people with heart disease, but not for the general population, a large study suggests.

A reanalysis of data from four previous studies, which included nearly 200,000 participants from more than 60 countries, reveals that among patients with cardiovascular disease consuming at least two servings of fish, especially oily types, is associated with a 16% lower risk of a major CVD event.

It is also linked with an 18% reduced risk of all-cause mortality,

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