Fish oil does not reduce the risk of heart disease.
, the notion that fish fats prevented heart trouble did seem logical. People whose diets contain a lot of fatty fish seem to have a lower incidence of heart disease. Fatty fish contains omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 supplements lower levels of triglycerides, and high levels of triglycerides are linked to an increased risk of heart disease.
Ginkgo biloba does not protect against memory loss and dementia.
Yet ginkgo still pulls in $249 million in sales. Did people just not get the message?