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Compared with daily, weekly n-3 PUFA intake affects the incorporation of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid into platelets and mononuclear cells in humans.

Abstract:

Consumption of oily fish is sporadic, whereas controlled intervention studies of n-3 (ω-3) fatty acids usually provide capsules containing eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) as a daily dose. This methodologic study explored whether there are differences in the short-, medium-, and long-term incorporation of EPA and DHA into blood plasma and cells with the provision of identical amounts of EPA and DHA, equivalent to 2 oily fish servings per week (or 6.54 g/wk EPA and DH...

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10.3945/jn.113.186346

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Publisher:
American Society for Nutrition
Journal:
The Journal of nutrition
Volume:
144
Issue:
5
Pages:
667-672
Publication date:
2014-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1541-6100
ISSN:
0022-3166
URN:
uuid:6288f409-7871-4677-8f1f-daa87f4d5184
Source identifiers:
464465
Local pid:
pubs:464465

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