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Dietary intake of fish vs. formulations leads to higher plasma concentrations of n-3 fatty acids.

Lipids 2003 Apr;38(4):415-8.
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The n-3 fatty acids from fish appear to be more efficacious, in terms of cardioprotection, than equivalent amounts provided as capsules. Volunteers were given, for 6 wk, either 100 g/d of sa...y incorporated into plasma lipids than when administered as capsules and that increments in plasma concentrations of EPA and DHA given as capsules are linearly correlated with their intakes.

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