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    The one-fifth of women consuming the most fish were 8% less likely to die


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    Friday, November 15, 2019 5:40 pm Email this article

    The one-fifth of women consuming the most non-fried fish were 8% less likely to die during a 16-year follow-up than the one-fifth of women consuming the least according to a study of 240,729 men and 180,580 women from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.

    Women consuming the most were

    However, women with the highest fried fish consumption was associated with a 3% higher risk of dying (the one-fourth consuming the most 
vs the one-fourth consuming the least) during the 16 year follow-up.

     

    The one-fifth of women consuming the most fish consumed roughly one (1) ounce per day or more versus roughly 0.2 ounces or less for the one-fifth consuming the least.

    Reference

    Zhang Y, Zhuang P, He W, Chen JN, Wang WQ, Freedman ND, Abnet CC, Wang JB, and Jiao JJ. Association of fish and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids intakes with total and cause-specific mortality: prospective analysis of 421 309 individuals. J Intern Med, 2018 Jul 17; published online.

    Author’s Contact Info

    Jingjing Jiao, PhD
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health
    Zhejiang University School of Medicine
    866 Yuhangtang Road,
    Hangzhou 310058
    Zhejiang, China
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    Jianbing Wang, MD, PhD
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics
    School of Public Health, Zhejiang University School of Medicine,
    866 Yuhangtang Road
    Hangzhou 310058
    Zhejiang, China
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