Omega 6 fatty acids for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

@article{AlKhudairy2015Omega6F,
  title={Omega 6 fatty acids for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Lena Al-Khudairy and Louise C Hartley and Christine Clar and Nadine Flowers and Lee Hooper and Karen Rees},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={11},
  pages={
          CD011094
        }
}
BACKGROUND Omega 6 plays a vital role in many physiological functions but there is controversy concerning its effect on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. There is conflicting evidence whether increasing or decreasing omega 6 intake results in beneficial effects. OBJECTIVES The two primary objectives of this Cochrane review were to determine the effectiveness of:1. Increasing omega 6 (Linoleic acid (LA), Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), Dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (DGLA), Arachidonic acid (AA), or… CONTINUE READING

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