Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, fish intake, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Kaushik2009LongchainOF,
  title={Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, fish intake, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Manas Kaushik and Dariush Mozaffarian and Donna Spiegelman and Joann E. Manson and Walter C Willett and Frank B Hu},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 3},
  pages={
          613-20
        }
}
BACKGROUND Diet is a key component of a healthy lifestyle in the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The role of long-chain omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids (LCFAs) in the development of T2DM remains unresolved. OBJECTIVE We examined the association between dietary LCFAs and incidence of T2DM in 3 prospective cohorts of women and men. DESIGN We followed 195,204 US adults (152,700 women and 42,504 men) without preexisting chronic disease at baseline for 14 to 18 y. Fish and LCFA intakes… CONTINUE READING
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