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Aldehydes Identified in Commercially Available Omega-3 Supplements via 1H NMR Spectroscopy

5 days ago   |   By Nutrition JRNL

Cardiovascular disease is the greatest cause of mortality globally. CVD is demonstrably causally related to chronic inflammation among other factors. Studies have suggested that omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory and therefore cardioprotective effects. The long chain PUFAs eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid are the main omega-3 fatty acids to which have been attributed cardio protective effects. As the Western diet is usually low in omega-3 fatty acids, supplementation is generally recommended .
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