Omega-3 fatty acids and incident type 2 diabetes: the Singapore Chinese Health Study.

@article{Brostow2011Omega3FA,
  title={Omega-3 fatty acids and incident type 2 diabetes: the Singapore Chinese Health Study.},
  author={Diana P Brostow and Andrew O. Odegaard and Woon-Puay Koh and Sue Duval and Myron D. Gross and Jian-Min Yuan and Mark A Pereira},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={94 2},
  pages={520-6}
}
BACKGROUND The role of omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids (FAs) in the development of type 2 diabetes is uncertain, especially with regard to any differential influence of α-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). OBJECTIVE The objective was to examine the association between total omega-3 FAs, marine omega-3 (EPA, DHA), nonmarine omega-3 (ALA), and omega-6 (n-6) FAs and omega-6:omega-3 ratio and risk of type 2 diabetes in a Chinese population in Singapore… CONTINUE READING
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