London: Eating a diet of plenty ofoily fish daily can protect women against infertility, says anew study. Researchers have carried out the study of 70,000nurses and found those who ate the most tuna, salmon, mackereland other fish high in omega-3 fatty acids were nearly 22 percent less likely to develop endometriosis which is known tocauses infertility.
"Millions of women worldwide suffer fromendometriosis. Many have been searching for something they cando for themselves, or their daughters, to reduce the risk ofdeveloping the disease. "These findings suggest dietary changes may besomething they can do. The results need to be confirmed byfurther research, but this study gives us a strong indicationthat we are on the right track in identifying food rich inomega-3 oils as protective for endometriosis and trans fats asdetrimental," she said. The study is published in the `Human Reproduction`journal. PTI
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