Effect of sex and genotype on cardiovascular biomarker response to fish oils: the FINGEN Study

Muriel J. Caslake, Elizabeth A. Miles, Bettina M. Kofler, Georg Lietz, Peter Curtis, Christopher K. Armah, Alan C. Kimber, Jilly P. Grew, Lesley Farrell, Julie Stannard, Frances L. Napper, Aleix Sala-Vila, Annette L. West, John C. Mathers, Christopher Packard, Christine M. Williams, Philip C. Calder, Anne M. Minihane

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Supplements providing EPA+DHA at doses as low as 0.7 g/d have a significant effect on the plasma lipid profile. The results of the current trial, which used a prospective recruitment approach to examine the responses in population subgroups, are indicative of a greater triacylglycerol-lowering action of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in males than in females.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)618-629
Number of pages12
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008

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