Fish consumption, fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids, and cardiovascular disease.

@article{KrisEtherton2002FishCF,
  title={Fish consumption, fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids, and cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Penny M. Kris-Etherton and William S. Harris and Lawrence J. Appel},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          e20-30
        }
}
fatty acids affect cardiac function (including antiarrhythmic effects), hemodynamics (cardiac mechanics), and arterial endothelial function have helped clarify potential mechanisms of action. The present Statement will address distinctions between plant-derived (-linolenic acid, C18:3n-3) and marine-derived (eicosapentaenoic acid, C20:5n-3 [EPA] and docosahexaenoic acid, C22:6n-3 [DHA]) omega-3 fatty acids. (Unless otherwise noted, the term omega-3 fatty acids will refer to the latter… 

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