Fatty Acids in Health Promotion and Disease Causation

1st Edition

Ronald Ross Watson

AOCS Publishing
Published January 27, 2010
Reference - 865 Pages
ISBN 9781893997653 - CAT# N10251

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Fatty Acids in Health Promotion and Disease Causation focuses on heart disease and the role that fatty acids can play in its prevention and causation. It provides information on special populations, Native Americans, stroke, and cardiac injury as examples of areas where fatty acids play a key role. The book also discusses body composition, diabetic disease, and health promotion, and actions after transformation by oxidation. It includes coverage of fatty acids in health promotion and diseases such as cancer, intestinal microbes, and membrane functions. Finally the actions of omega-3 fatty acids are extensively investigated by global experts.


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