Reduction of postprandial triglyceridemia in humans by dietary n-3 fatty acids.

  title={Reduction of postprandial triglyceridemia in humans by dietary n-3 fatty acids.},
  author={William S. Harris and William E. Connor and Naseer Alam and Dr D. Roger Illingworth},
  journal={Journal of lipid research},
  volume={29 11},
Long chain n-3 fatty acids present in fish oils have been shown to reduce fasting plasma triglyceride and very low density lipoprotein levels in normal and hyperlipidemic human subjects. The present studies were designed to examine whether dietary n-3 fatty acids influence chylomicron formation and metabolism in healthy volunteers. In the first study seven subjects were fed either saturated fat, vegetable oil, or fish oil-based diets for 4 weeks each, and test meals containing 50 g of the… CONTINUE READING


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