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Good, bad or essential fats: what is the story with Omega‐3?

Rosemary Sinclair (Rosemary Sinclair is Communications Manager, Roche Vitaminfo Service, UK.)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 1 August 2000

Abstract

Explains the value of Omega‐3 fatty acids in the human diet. Outlines the recommended daily amounts needed and possible sources. Explores their protective effects against heart disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Looks at recent research into the value of Omega‐3 fatty acids in infant nutrition, dermatological problems, lung disease and gastro‐intestinal disease.

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Sinclair, R. (2000), "Good, bad or essential fats: what is the story with Omega‐3?", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 30 No. 4, pp. 178-182. https://doi.org/10.1108/00346650010330207

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