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3. A. Interactions of wine drinking with omega-3 fatty acids in patients with coronary heart disease: A fish-like effect of moderate wine drinking. *The purpose of this metabolic study was to see if an increase in omega-3 fatty acids level in the blood was another coronary-protective effect of drinking wine. Subjects with CHD were split into two groups, one with a diet high in levels of plant omega-3 fatty acids (ALA), and one with a diet low in ALA. Daily ethanol intake, expressed as percentage of total energy, was calculated and the levels of plant and marine omega-3 fatty acid were carefully watched in both groups. Patients in each group were categorized according to their ethanol consumption. In both groups, the marine omega-3 fatty acid levels increased with alcohol consumption. In this study, the association between wine and omega-3 fatty acid levels was significant in both high and low ALA groups. B.
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course NUT 10 taught by Professor Roger during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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