Nearly 20 years ago, Bang and coworkers1
first suggested that the low mortality rate from coronary heart disease among
Greenland Eskimos compared with Danes may be due to their high consumption
of seafood. Five years later, in a prospective cohort study, Kromhout et al2 showed that consumption of fish once or twice a week
was associated with a 50% reduction in coronary heart disease mortality. Since
that time, the majority (but not all) of 14 additional cohort studies that
have been published have shown a protective effect from the consumption of
a small amount of fish.3 The controversy surrounding
the association between fish consumption and coronary heart disease was enhanced
by the publication of negative results from 2 large cohort studies from the
United States4,5 and the inconsistent
findings from 3 other studies.6- 8
Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more
Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features
Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)
Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours
Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.
Download citation file:
Web of Science® Times Cited: 23
Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.
More Listings atJAMACareerCenter.com >
and access these and other features:
Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a link to reset your password.
Enter your username and email address. We'll send instructions on how to reset your password to the email address we have on record.
Athens and Shibboleth are access management services that provide single sign-on to protected resources. They replace the multiple user names and passwords necessary to access subscription-based content with a single user name and password that can be entered once per session. It operates independently of a user's location or IP address. If your institution uses Athens or Shibboleth authentication, please contact your site administrator to receive your user name and password.