How does fish help reduce inflammation in the body?

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Harris H. McIlwain, MD
Rheumatology
Some fish, such as salmon, tuna, and trout, are filled with omega-3 fatty acids. Marine omega-3 fatty acids contain eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which are known to decrease inflammation in the body, resulting in reduced pain.

Human studies with marine omega-3 fatty acids show a direct relationship between increased DHA consumption and diminished C-reactive protein levels (reduced inflammation). Findings also indicate that women who eat fish twice weekly have half the risk of getting inflammatory arthritis as women who eat only one serving per week.
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