Impact of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on vascular function and blood pressure: Relevance for cardiovascular outcomes.

@article{Colussi2017ImpactOO,
  title={Impact of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on vascular function and blood pressure: Relevance for cardiovascular outcomes.},
  author={Gianluca Colussi and Cristiana Catena and Marileda Novello and Nicole Bertin and Leonardo A Sechi},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={191-200}
}
AIMS To overview the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) on blood vessels and blood pressure (BP) and their relevance for cardiovascular prevention. DATA SYNTHESIS The importance of omega-3 PUFA for the cardiovascular system has come under the spotlight during the last decades. These fatty acids are present in variable amounts in cell membranes of mammal species, and their content affects a variety of cellular functions. Evidence obtained in animal and human studies suggests… CONTINUE READING