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Polyunsaturated fatty acids and cardiovascular disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19590823     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Replacing saturated with polyunsaturated (PUFAs) rather than monounsaturated fatty acids or carbohydrates results in cardiovascular prevention over a wide range of intakes. The mechanisms by which PUFAs reduce cardiovascular risk are manifold, and the extent and precise nature of their activities is the subject of several investigations, spanning from in vitro mechanistic studies to human intervention trials. This article reviews the most up-to-date evidence of the association between PUFA consumption and reduced cardiovascular mortality.
Doriane Richard; Pedro Bausero; Charlotte Schneider; Francesco Visioli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2009-07-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS     Volume:  66     ISSN:  1420-9071     ISO Abbreviation:  Cell. Mol. Life Sci.     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-25     Completed Date:  2009-10-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9705402     Medline TA:  Cell Mol Life Sci     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3277-88     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Micronutrients and Cardiovascular Disease, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiovascular Diseases / etiology,  metabolism,  prevention & control*
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / metabolism
Dietary Fats / metabolism
Fatty Acids, Omega-3 / metabolism,  physiology
Fatty Acids, Unsaturated / physiology*
Insulin Resistance
Risk Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats; 0/Fatty Acids, Omega-3; 0/Fatty Acids, Unsaturated

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