Fish Oil Causes Prostate Cancer or Does Rancid Fat?

Rancid Fat

Has anyone considered the effects of oil supplements that become rancid?
Rancid fat is a killer…<rancid fat causes cancer>

Nutrition Nuts and Bolts Article

Rancidity is the term used to describe the process and properties of a fat that is stale, smells bad, and is discolored. …

Rancid fats are found in the human diet in places such as cooking oils and fats, deep-fried foods, and some ethnic foods that are purposely made rancid. However, any fat, given the right conditions and amount of time, can go rancid. That means that any food containing fat can become rancid.

This does not mean you should stop eating fat, though. It just means you have to be smarter about how you store fat and what you choose to eat. …

Human health information on this topic comes from reported cases of toxicity due to eating rancid fat, since it is unethical to experimentally test toxicity on humans. …

Check dates and “smell for freshness” – If it smells ‘bad’, toss it!

Image of prostate gland - rancid fatHealth Hype

…the subjects in this study were not supplemented with fish oil or put on a fish-rich diet, which means that it is completely inappropriate to suggest fish-oil supplementation causes prostate cancer.

To Your Health:

There has recently been a surge in media coverage of a study that allegedly examined the effects of fish oil supplementation on prostate cancer expression. But quite to the contrary, subjects in this study were not supplemented with fish oil or put on a fish-rich diet, which means it is completely inappropriate to suggest fish-oil supplementation causes prostate cancer. In other words, don’t believe the media hype. <<read more>>

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