Preferential reduction in adipose tissue alpha-linolenic acid (18:3 omega 3) during very low calorie dieting despite supplementation with 18:3 omega 3.

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We have previously reported that the relative content of 18:3 omega 3 in adipose triglyceride (TG) of women was reduced following major weight loss while on a very low calorie diet (VLCD). In an attempt to prevent this loss of 18:3 omega 3 reserves, we have tested two VLCD supplemented with varying amounts of 18:3 omega 3. The formula (FORM) and food VLCD… (More)

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@article{Tang1993PreferentialRI, title={Preferential reduction in adipose tissue alpha-linolenic acid (18:3 omega 3) during very low calorie dieting despite supplementation with 18:3 omega 3.}, author={Alva Tang and Koichi Nishimura and Shawn Phinney}, journal={Lipids}, year={1993}, volume={28 11}, pages={987-93} }