Episode 34

The Omega-3-Index in Health and Disease with Dr Bill Harris


June 4th, 2019

44 mins 13 secs

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About this Episode

Dr Bill Harris has nearly four decades of experience as a lipid researcher and joins the podcast to discuss the benefits of the omega-3-index test. Listen to Dr Harris explain how the omega-3 index has demonstrated to be the best measure to date of omega 3 status and how this metric may be a more valuable marker of cardiovascular health than traditional biomarkers. Learn the nuances behind the mixed results of clinical trials of EPA/DHA for cardiovascular health, reinforcing the clinical efficacy of EPA/DHA supplementation. Hear Dr Harris’s surprising research findings on omega 6 status which makes you rethink the stereotype of omega 6 fatty acids.