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Coronary heart disease Hypertension Inflammatory and autoimmune disorders Arthritis Psoriasis Ulcerative colitis Cancer Diabetes Omega-3 fatty acids as an adjuvant to drug therapy Essentiality : the role of w 3 fatty acids in growth and development

@inproceedings{Simopoulos2005CoronaryHD,
  title={Coronary heart disease Hypertension Inflammatory and autoimmune disorders Arthritis Psoriasis Ulcerative colitis Cancer Diabetes Omega-3 fatty acids as an adjuvant to drug therapy Essentiality : the role of w 3 fatty acids in growth and development},
  author={Arternis P Simopoulos},
  year={2005}
}
  • Arternis P Simopoulos
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Several sources of information suggest that man evolved on a diet with a ratio ofw6 to w3 fatty acids of 1 whereas today this ratio is 10:1 to 20-25:1, indicating that Western diets are deficient in w3 fatty acids compared with the diet on which humans evolved and their genetic patterns were established. Omega-3 fatty acids increase bleeding time; decrease platelet aggregation, blood viscosity, and fibnnogen: and increase erythrocyte deformability, thus decreasing the tendency to thrombus… CONTINUE READING

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