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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease

Publisher: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Number of pages: 1252

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There have been hundreds of observational studies and clinical trials conducted to evaluate the effect of omega-3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) on CV disease (CVD) and its risk factors and intermediate markers. The n-3 FA are a group of long-chain and very-long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) that are substrates for the synthesis of eicosanoids and are important components of cell membranes that impact fluidity.

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