Effect of six months of fish oil supplementation in stable rheumatoid arthritis. A double-blind, controlled study.

@article{Skldstam1992EffectOS,
  title={Effect of six months of fish oil supplementation in stable rheumatoid arthritis. A double-blind, controlled study.},
  author={L Sk{\"o}ldstam and Ola B{\"o}rjesson and A Kj{\"a}llman and Birgitta Seiving and Bj{\"o}rn {\AA}kesson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rheumatology},
  year={1992},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={178-85}
}
Therapeutic effects of fish oil (10 g/day) in rheumatoid arthritis were investigated in a randomized, controlled, double-blind study. Forty-three patients completing the study were evaluated at 0, 3 and 6 months. The nutrient intake in the fish oil group and in the control group was essentially similar. In the fish oil group, the percentage of n-3 fatty acids in serum phosphatidylcholine increased by 9.6 (range 2.6-16.1). Patients in the fish oil group reported a significantly decreased… CONTINUE READING

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