Omega‐3 fatty acids in wild plants, nuts and seeds

@article{Simopoulos2002Omega3FA,
  title={Omega‐3 fatty acids in wild plants, nuts and seeds},
  author={Artemis P. Simopoulos},
  journal={Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={11}
}
  • A. Simopoulos
  • Published 26 September 2002
  • Medicine
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
inflammatory, antithrombotic, anti-arrhythmic, hypolipidemic, and vasodilatory properties. These beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids have been shown in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease and hypertension, as for example, in the Lyon Heart Study, the GISSI Prevenzione Trial, and in the The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Study. Most of the studies have been carried out with fish oils (eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)). However, α-linolenic… 

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