Tag: PUFAs

1. Increased ingestion of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from both vegetables and fish may lower the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). 2. Total ingestion of omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids was not associated with any change in risk of developing ALS. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty...
Image: PD 1. In a meta-analysis, higher consumption of dietary marine polyunsaturated fatty acids was associated with a lower risk of breast cancer.  2. No beneficial association was found with either overall dietary fish intake or ALA intake (a non-marine polyunsaturated fatty acid).  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study Rundown: The major finding...