α-Linolenic acid, linoleic acid and heart failure in women.

@article{Levitan2012LinolenicAL,
  title={α-Linolenic acid, linoleic acid and heart failure in women.},
  author={Emily B Levitan and Alicja Wolk and Niclas H{\aa}kansson and Murray A. Mittleman},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={108 7},
  pages={1300-6}
}
α-Linolenic acid (18 : 3n-3) intake and linoleic acid (18 : 2n-6) intake have been associated with lower rates of CHD, though results have not been consistent. The relationship of these fatty acids with incident heart failure (HF) is not well established. We examined the hypothesis that women with higher intakes of 18 : 3n-3 and 18 : 2n-6 would have lower… CONTINUE READING