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The urgent need to re-think outside the omega-3 pufas box

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dc.contributor.author Zabetakis, Ioannis
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-20T13:45:15Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-20T13:45:15Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Zabetakis, Ioannis (2015) 'The Urgent Need to Re-Think Outside the Omega-3 Pufas Box'. Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development, 6 . en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10582
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Today, there is a growing controversy on the association of intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and the onset of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in humans. Some studies suggest that the consumption of oily fish leads to increased levels of omega-3 PUFAs and thereafter a favourable cardiovascular prognosis. These views have been supported by epidemiological data evaluated by meta analyses and they have been linked to higher levels of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Clinically, men who consume oily fish at least once a week had a 50 percent lower incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) and sudden cardiac death (SCD). Mechanistically, though, we still do not know how omega-3 PUFAs work. Their postulated mechanism in preventing atherosclerosis could be through lowering the levels of triacylglycerol, preventing arrhythmias, decreasing platelet aggregation, or lowering blood pressure [1]. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Longdom Publishing en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development;6:5
dc.subject omega-3 en_US
dc.title The urgent need to re-think outside the omega-3 pufas box en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2021-09-20T13:39:27Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.identifier.doi 10.4172/2155-9546.1000332
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1622449
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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