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Circulating omega-3 fatty acids from fish reduce mortality risk | Meta-study
The usually well-informed readers of this free web magazine know, of course, that a diet with a relatively high amount of omega-3 fatty acids from fish can extend life. This is evident from the animal studies and epidemiological studies that we have been frequently written about. And from a brand new meta-study.
In the studies, researchers had determined the concentration of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood of the study participants.
The trend that the plant-based omega-3 fatty acid ALA reduced the risk of death was not significant.
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Study participants with relatively high levels of DPA, DHA, EPA and DHA+EPA in their blood were 15-18 percent less likely to die than study participants with relatively low concentrations of these omega-3 fatty acids.