A database that tracks dubious medical claims.

Claim number: 58

Claimant: Solal Technologies

Claim date: Oct. 4, 2010

Brand name: Omega 3 & 6

Forum in which the claim was made: Advert in Business Day

Claim methodology: Supplements

Frequency with which the claim is made by this claimant: Frequent

Actual claim: Increases risk of heart attack, diabetes, depression and arthritis Omega deficiency

Plausibility of this claim: Untested and implausible


Solal Technologies made unsubstantiated claims that omega deficiency increases the risk of numerous diseases