Omega-3 fatty acids, found plentifully in oily fish and flaxseed and canola oils, are important for heart health, and may be beneficial for some people afflicted with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Reviewed By: Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.