polyunsaturated fatty acid

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an unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has more than one double or triple valence bond per molecule

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Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) have been growing and continues to grow significantly in the future, attributed to the above benefits.
The researchers also wanted to know to what extent an increased intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids or saturated fatty acids was associated with deaths from CVD or CHD.
In conclusion, our results allow to determine a great variability in the polyunsaturated fatty acid composition in boar spermatozoa from both herds.
Clarke, this research highlights how vulnerable these essential polyunsaturated fatty acids are.
A new relationship between polyunsaturated fatty acids and total/HDL cholesterol.
The odds ratios (95% CI) for the MetS in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quartiles of the n6 polyunsaturated fatty acid class were 1.
For monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, another classification, known as the omega classification, is used frequently.
Marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid was associated with a 14 percent reduction of breast cancer between the highest and lowest category of the fatty acid intake.
The study found that those who had high long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid content in blood had about 40 percent lower risk of having small brain infarcts compared to those with low content of these fatty acids in blood.
The brains of breast-fed infants contained a higher percentage of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a polyunsaturated fatty acid, than did the brains of babies nourished with over-the-counter formula, they report in the Oct.
An article that appeared in the journal Carcinogenesis reports an inhibitory effect for the long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which naturally occurs in fish and fish oil, against squamous cell carcinoma, a type of oral and skin cancer.
Like normal linoleic acid, this polyunsaturated fatty acid contains a chain of 18 carbon atoms.
Eva Lattka (Helmholtz Zentrum MAunchen, the German Research Center for Environmental Health) and their research teams have determined how FADS gene cluster polymorphisms affect long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations in women during pregnancy.
Researchers from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences studied the link between polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and distal large bowel cancer using data from a population-based control study.