Age-related changes of dietary intake and blood eicosapentaenoic acid, docosahexaenoic acid, and arachidonic acid levels in Japanese men and women.

@article{Kawabata2011AgerelatedCO,
  title={Age-related changes of dietary intake and blood eicosapentaenoic acid, docosahexaenoic acid, and arachidonic acid levels in Japanese men and women.},
  author={Terue Kawabata and Satoko Hirota and Tomoko Hirayama and Naoko Adachi and Chie Hagiwara and Noriko Iwama and Keiko Kamachi and Eiji Araki and Hiroshi Kawashima and Yoshinobu Kiso},
  journal={Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids},
  year={2011},
  volume={84 5-6},
  pages={131-7}
}
We studied the relationship between dietary intake and the blood compositions of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and arachidonic acid (ARA) in four study groups with different ages and sexes. One hundred and four subjects were recruited. Dietary records together with photographic records from 28 consecutive days were amassed and the fatty acid composition in erythrocyte membranes and plasma lipid fractions was analyzed. Fish intake in the elderly group was significantly… CONTINUE READING