Fish consumption, omega 3 fatty acids and cardiovascular disease. The science and the clinical trials.

@article{Galli2009FishCO,
  title={Fish consumption, omega 3 fatty acids and cardiovascular disease. The science and the clinical trials.},
  author={C. Galli and Patrizia Ris{\'e}},
  journal={Nutrition and health},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={11-20}
}
Fats in fish and marine animals are rich in highly unsaturated fatty acids (FA with 5 or more double bonds) of the Omega 3 series. These FA, present in aquatic animals as an adaptation to the environmental conditions, reached the human diet through the food chain, with a significant impact on nutrition, life style and cultural conditions. Studies in the 70's showed that high fish consumption is associated with better cardiovascular health and this observation was subsequently confirmed in many… CONTINUE READING

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