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Diet with Tilapia

11/18/2008

Question:

I"m confused about the omega-3 omega-6 issue. Is tilapia once a week a good diet item for someone who has had a stent placed 4 years ago and whose LDL and HDL levels are acceptable?

Answer:

It is not too much depending on the monocyte, c reactive protein, and the actual HDL levels.

Related Resources:

Understanding Omega-3 and Omega-6

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Response by:

Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP
Formerly:
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University