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What is the relationship between consumption of seafood n-3 fatty acids and risk of cardiovascular disease? (DGAC 2010)

Conclusion

Moderate evidence shows that consumption of two servings of seafood per week (4oz per serving), which provide an average of 250mg per day of long-chain n-3 fatty acid, is associated with reduced cardiac mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) or sudden death in persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD). 
 

Grade

Moderate
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Evidence Summaries

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What is the relationship between consumption of seafood n-3 fatty acids and the risk of cardiovascular disease?

Research Recommendations

Investigate further the opposing interactions of high EPA and DHA vs. high methyl mercury, especially in dietary patterns in which these consumptions coexist.

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n-3 Marine and Plants