A database that tracks dubious medical claims.
Claim number: 45
Claimant: Solal Technologies
Claim date: Oct. 1, 2010
Forum in which the claim was made: Advert in Business Day
Claim methodology: Micronutrients
Frequency with which the claim is made by this claimant: Frequent
Actual claim: Prevents Heart Disease
Plausibility of this claim: Untested
Solal claims Omega 3 deficiency can increase the risk of heart attacks, strokes, arthritis, diabetes and depression and that most people are deficient in Omega 3.