Conclusions and recommendations from the symposium, Beyond Cholesterol: Prevention and Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease with n-3 Fatty Acids

June 2008
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Jun2008, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p2010S
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The article focuses on the role of n—3 fatty acid in the prevention of various diseases including coronary heart disease, hypertriglyceridemia, and type 2 diabetes, which has been discussed during a symposium entitled "Beyond Cholesterol: Prevention and Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease with n—3 Fatty Acids." The therapeutic use of eicosapentaenoic acid and the use of n-3 fatty acid in lowering plasma triacylglycerol concentrations were also discussed.


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