The fats of life: the role of omega-3 fatty acids in the prevention of coronary heart disease.

@article{Harper2001TheFO,
  title={The fats of life: the role of omega-3 fatty acids in the prevention of coronary heart disease.},
  author={Charles R. Harper and Terry A Jacobson},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={161 18},
  pages={2185-92}
}
Epidemiological and clinical trial evidence suggests that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) might have a significant role in the prevention of coronary heart disease. Dietary sources of omega-3 PUFA include fish oils rich in eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid along with plants rich in alpha-linolenic acid. Randomized clinical trials with fish oils (eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid) and alpha-linolenic acid have demonstrated reductions in risk that compare… CONTINUE READING

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