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The right fats: Omega-3 fatty acids soothe inflamed colons

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11:47am, January 23, 2002

A diet containing fish oil, which is rich in healthful omega-3 fatty acids, reduces symptoms of a colitis-like condition in rats, according to new research. The finding suggests that a proper dietary balance of beneficial fats could be an effective component of therapy in similarly affected people.

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