Essential fatty acids

Roufs, James
March 1993
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Mar93, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p150
Discusses the physiological effect of essential fatty acids (EFA), fatty acids that cannot be made by the body and must be acquired from the diet. Fatty acids in fats and oils; Classification of fatty acids; Degree of saturation; Primary function of EFAs; Factors that determine the formation of either good or bad prostaglandin; Effects of EFAs on muscular growth.


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