New study finds fish oil decreases chronic kidney disease

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Fish oil has received attention in recent years as a possible method in preventing heart attacks and strokes. Now, a study from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota suggests dietary fish oils as a means of slowing the progression of chronic kidney disease.

The fish oil, taken as 12 one-gram capsules daily during a study, showed a dramatic slowing process over a two-year period.

For more information on chronic kidney disease and the benefits of fish oil, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.

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