Polyunsaturated fatty acids and serum C-reactive protein: the Rotterdam study.

@article{Muka2015PolyunsaturatedFA,
  title={Polyunsaturated fatty acids and serum C-reactive protein: the Rotterdam study.},
  author={Taulant Muka and Jessica C Kiefte-de Jong and Albert Hofman and Abbas Dehghan and Fernando Rivadeneira and O. H. Franco},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={181 11},
  pages={846-56}
}
We aimed to investigate whether dietary intake of total or individual (n-3, n-6, and n-3:n-6 ratio) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) was prospectively associated with serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation. We analyzed 4,707 participants (1,943 men and 2,764 women) from the Rotterdam Study, a prospective follow-up study of subjects aged 55 years or older in the Netherlands. At baseline (1989-1993), dietary intake of PUFAs was assessed by validated food frequency… CONTINUE READING

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