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Fatty acid composition of adipose tissue and blood in humans and its use as a biomarker of dietary intake

Abstract:

Accurate assessment of fat intake is essential to examine the relationships between diet and disease risk but the process of estimating individual intakes of fat quality by dietary assessment is difficult. Tissue and blood fatty acids, because they are mainly derived from the diet, have been used as biomarkers of dietary intake for a number of years. We review evidence from a wide variety of cross-sectional and intervention studies and summarise typical values for fatty acid composition in ad...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Journal:
Progress in Lipid Research
Volume:
47
Issue:
5
Pages:
348-380
Publication date:
2008-09-05
DOI:
ISSN:
0163-7827
URN:
uuid:22e646fd-5032-4a5b-8f99-d6fdffb1ca3d
Source identifiers:
177162
Local pid:
pubs:177162

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