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Omega-3 fatty acids: a comprehensive review of their role in health and disease
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    Vegetarians and omega-3 fatty acids
    • Shashikiran Umakanth, Associate Professor, Medicine
    • Other Contributors:
      • Yashodhara B. Math, Joseph M Pappachan, Shashikala K Bhat, Ramachandra Kamath, Choo Beng Huat

    We thank Dr. Rakesh Biswas for his valuable comments.

    Considering the potential benefits of regular ω-3 fatty acid consumption, the recommendations apply to all those who can consume fish.

    For those who do not like the taste of fish and for vegetarians and vegans, the issue of ω-3 fatty acid alternatives were discussed and included at the end of the full text article - Although the recommendations from various p...

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    Conflict of Interest:
    None declared.
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    Very useful article

    I was long searching for an article on Omega-3 fatty acids and this systematic review couldn't have come at a more opportune moment.

    The authors conclusion that more studies are needed in this exciting area is appropriate but I am worried that the guidelines of the UK Scientific Advisory Committee (on Nutrition guidelines2004)that a healthy adult should consume a minimum of two portions of fish a week to obtain...

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    None declared.