Associations of Plasma Phospholipid and Dietary Alpha Linolenic Acid With Incident Atrial Fibrillation in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study

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BACKGROUND Few studies have examined the relationship of α-linolenic acid (ALA 18:3n-3), an intermediate-chain essential n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid derived from plants and vegetable oils, with incident atrial fibrillation (AF). METHODS AND RESULTS The study population included participants from the Cardiovascular Health Study, a community-based… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.112.003814

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