Taking omega 3 from fish oil increases muscle mass and function in healthy oldies

Healthy older people who take omega 3 derived from fish oil experience slower than normal decline of muscle mass and function, a new U.S study shows. The study authors, from the Center for Human Nutrition at the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, say omega 3 supplements should be considered a therapeutic approach for preventing sarcopaenia and maintaining physical independence in older adults.

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