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New Advisory: Eat Fish Twice A Week To Lower Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke — What You Should Know

Two servings of oily fish per week can significantly reduce risk of heart attack and stroke, even for those who aren’t eating an especially healthy diet, according to a new science advisory from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Sixteen years after first releasing a recommendation to eat more fish, the AHA is doubling down on its advice. A wealth of credible studies have bolstered what at the time was an adequate if not entirely fleshed-out advisory made at the beginning of a new wave of research on fatty acids found in seafood. Now, say the researchers, there can be little doubt.