Association of serum n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with lipids in 3 populations of middle-aged men.

@article{Motoyama2009AssociationOS,
  title={Association of serum n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with lipids in 3 populations of middle-aged men.},
  author={Kenneth R Motoyama and Jess David Curb and Takashi Kadowaki and Aiman El-Saed and Robert D. Abbott and Tomonori Okamura and Rhobert Wyn Evans and Yasuyuki Nakamura and Kim C Sutton-Tyrrell and Beatriz L Rodriquez and Aya Kadota and Daniel Edmundowicz and Bradley J. Willcox and Jina Choo and Nakata Katsumi and Teruo Otake and Sayaka Kadowaki and Lewis H. Kuller and Hirotusgu Ueshima and Akira Sekikawa},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={49-55}
}
BACKGROUND The association of serum polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) with lipids in different populations is not known. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to examine the association of serum n-6 (omega-6) or n-3 (omega-3) PUFAs with triglycerides or HDL-cholesterol concentrations in 261 white, 285 Japanese, and 212 Japanese American men aged 40-49 y. DESIGN We used a population-based cross-sectional study. Of the original sample (n = 926), those taking lipid-lowering medications or who had diabetes… CONTINUE READING

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