Firstly, it is always advisable, as stated in the media coverage, that anyone with concerns about prostate health should be checked by their GP.
However, for those people taking omega 3 for general health, it is important to gain perspective on this research, which most experts believe has significant flaws. The Health Food Manufacturer Association (HFMA) has issued a very helpful response to the media coverage, following consultation with specialists in this field. This may be viewed by following the link, below;
The conclusion is that there is no demonstration of cause and effect in this study, that almost all of the studies on omega 3 are positive and that the general public and healthcare professionals should bear in mind that Omega 3 fatty acids are an essential part of a balanced diet.
Once again we do stress that those with symptoms related specifically to prostate health should seek the advice of their doctor.
I hope this helps, but if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Nutrition Advice Line on 01892 552175 or firstname.lastname@example.org