The Fish Report

Why Public Health Policy Should Promote Plant Omega-3 in Preference to Fish Oils

By: Dr Justine Butler, Senior Research & Writer, Viva!Health,

Published by: Viva!Health (formerly VVF), 8 York Court, Wilder Street, Bristol BS2 8QH

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