Dietary fish intake and plasma phospholipid n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk United Kingdom cohort

Ailsa A Welch, Sheila A Bingham, Jessica Ive, Marlin D Friesen, Nick J Wareham, Elio Riboli, K T Khaw

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The n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid, found in fish and fish-oil supplements and also formed by conversion of alpha-linolenic acid in soy and rapeseed (canola) oils, are thought to have cardioprotective effects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1330-1339
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2006


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Animals
  • Cohort Studies
  • Coronary Disease
  • Diet
  • Diet Records
  • Diet Surveys
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Fatty Acids, Omega-3
  • Female
  • Fish Oils
  • Fishes
  • Food Habits
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mental Recall
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Questionnaires
  • Risk Factors
  • Seafood
  • Sex Factors

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