Trans fats linked to increased endometriosis risk and omega-3-rich food linked to lower risk

Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 13:28 in Health & Medicine

New research suggests women whose diets are rich in foods containing omega-3 oils might be less likely to develop endometriosis, while those whose diets are heavily laden with trans fats might be more likely to develop the debilitating condition. The study is the largest to have investigated the link between diet and endometriosis risk and the first prospective study to identify a modifiable risk factor for the condition.

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