Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids is not associated with a reduction in carotid atherosclerosis: The Genetics of Coronary Artery Disease in Alaska Natives study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Fatty Acids, Omega-3

abstract

  • Dietary intake of omega-3 FAs in a moderate-to-high range does not appear to be associated with reduced plaque, but is negatively associated with IMT. The presence and extent of carotid atherosclerosis among Eskimos is higher with increasing consumption of saturated FAs.

publication date

  • August 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2007.10.020

PubMed ID

  • 18054937

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 346

end page

  • 53

volume

  • 199

number

  • 2