• Alya Yasmin
  • Binta Febriana Zahra Setiawan Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Health Sciences, Jenderal Soedirman University, Purwokerto
  • Tutut Rizki Indriyani Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Health Sciences, Jenderal Soedirman University, Purwokerto
  • Saryono Saryono Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Jenderal Soedirman University, Purwokerto


Introduction: Omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish oil. Omega-3 fatty acids play a role in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in both developed and developing countries. Cardiovascular is a disease group that includes coronary heart disease (CHD), cerebrovascular disease, peripheral artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism. Purpose: This systematic review aims to identify the prevention of cardiovascular events using fish oil. Methods: This journal was obtained from the Google Scholar, Pubmed, and Science Direct databases, which then extracted the data by looking at all the selected publication articles.  Results: This reviewed journal shows the beneficial effects of fish oil in reducing mortality from cardiovascular disease. Omega-3s show benefits for preventing cardiovascular disease because omega-3s can reduce blood platelets and thus prevent the clogging of arteries. Discussion: Arterial blood vessels are at risk of obstructing blood flow to the heart. Conclusion: Thus, it can be concluded that fish oil can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.


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How to Cite
YASMIN, Alya et al. UTILIZATION OF FISH OIL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. International Journal of Biomedical Nursing Review, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 43-51, aug. 2022. ISSN 2962-4703. Available at: <http://jos.unsoed.ac.id/index.php/ijbnr/article/view/6533>. Date accessed: 24 feb. 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.20884/1.ijbnr.2022.1.1.6533.