Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation significantly lowers FSH in young normal weight women

      Dietary fish oil, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, restores ovarian function in subfertile rats,1 which is thought to be due to decreased transcription of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) β-subunit.2 We have previously demonstrated a reduction in early follicular serum FSH levels in women after treatment with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA).3 In this study, we evaluated the impact of supplementation with omega-3 PUFA on urinary gonadotropins in obese and normal weight (NW) women, across the whole menstrual cycle.
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