Omega 3 Fatty Acids Prevent Cachexia in Lung Cancer Patients

Cachexia is the withering away of one’s body while in a frail state of health.  Acceleration of cachexia accompanies very poor health outcomes.  Preventing cachexia is a battle that must be won if any cancer treatment is to be successful.  A new study proves that DHA and EPA can prevent cachexia in lung cancer patients.  The authors stated, “Our data confirm that the continual assumption of EPA plus DHA determined an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative action which could be considered a preliminary goal in anti-cachectic therapy.” (more…)