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Live longer if high Vitamin D or Omega-3 (probably both)

Both Vitamin D and Omega-3 extend life
Unsure which extends life more
Probably they aid each other    Suspect 1+1 = 2.5
Unaware of any studies which compare them

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Non-supplements also extend life and probably the quality of life



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314 Omega-3 items in category

Omega-3 and Vitamin D separately & together help with Autism, Depression, Cardiovascular, Cognition, Pregnancy, Infant, Obesity, Mortality, Breast Cancer, Smoking, Sleep, Stroke, Surgery, Longevity, Trauma, Inflammation, MS, etc
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Omega-3 items in VitaminDWiki


34% lower risk for death from any cause if high Omega-3 – 2018

Erythrocyte long-chain omega-3 fatty acid levels are inversely associated with mortality and with incident cardiovascular disease: The Framingham Heart Study
Journal of Clinical LipidoLogy (2018)
William S. Harris, PhD bill at omegaquant.com , Nathan L. Tintle, PhD, Mark R. Etherton, MD, PhD, Ramachandran S. Vasan, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota; and OmegaQuant Analytics, LLC, Sioux Falls, SD, USA (Dr Harris); Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA, USA (Dr Tintle); Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA (Dr Etherton); National Heart Lung and Blood Institute’s, Boston University’s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA (Dr Vasan); Departments of Cardiology and Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA (Dr Vasan); and Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA (Dr Vasan)

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BACKGROUND: The extent to which omega-3 fatty acid status is related to risk for death from any cause and for incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains controversial.

OBJECTIVE: To examine these associations in the Framingham Heart Study.

DESIGN: Prospective and observational.

SETTING: Framingham Heart Study Offspring cohort.

MEASUREMENTS: The exposure marker was red blood cell levels of eicosapentaenoic and docosa- hexaenoic acids (the Omega-3 Index) measured at baseline. Outcomes included mortality (total, CVD, cancer, and other) and total CVD events in participants free of CVD at baseline. Follow-up was for a median of 7.3 years. Cox proportional hazards models were adjusted for 18 variables (demographic, clinical status, therapeutic, and CVD risk factors).

RESULTS: Among the 2500 participants (mean age 66 years, 54% women), there were 350 deaths (58 from CVD, 146 from cancer, 128 from other known causes, and 18 from unknown causes). There were 245 CVD events. In multivariable-adjusted analyses, a higher Omega-3 Index was associated with significantly lower risks (P-values for trends across quintiles) for total mortality (P = .02), for non- CVD and non-cancer mortality (P = .009), and for total CVD events (P = .008). Those in the highest (>6.8%) compared to those in the lowest Omega-3 Index quintiles (<4.2%) had a 34% lower risk for death from any cause and 39% lower risk for incident CVD. These associations were generally stronger for docosahexaenoic acid than for eicosapentaenoic acid. When total cholesterol was compared with the Omega-3 Index in the same models, the latter was significantly related with these outcomes, but the former was not.

LIMITATIONS: Relatively short follow-up time and one-time exposure assessment.

CONCLUSIONS: A higher Omega-3 Index was associated with reduced risk of both CVD and allcause mortality.


Omega-3 and Mortality on the web

  • [https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2018/04/02/omega-3-level-mortality-predictor.aspx?utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art2&utm_campaign=20180402Z1_UCM&et_cid=DM197242&et_rid=263806060|Omega-3 Level Is the Best Predictor of Mortality| Mercola April 2018
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