8 Aug 2018

The dark-side of our Omega 3 obsession

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:09 pm on 8 August 2018

Journalist, documentary maker and author  Paul Greenberg ate fish  every day, three meals a day, for a full year to test  the effectiveness of Omega 3 on his own body. 

Omega 3 is a fatty acid found in fish that is credited with everything from  improving  cardiovascular health and improving memory. Millions of people around the world take Omega 3 fish oil supplements. 

Greenberg takes a deep dive into the Omega 3 industry and finds out how the thirst for those amber gold capsules of fish oil are affecting the ocean's ecosystem. 

His findings are in a book called  The Omega Principle: Seafood And The Quest For A Long Life And A Healthier Planet. 

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