Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid Ratio: The Scientific Evidence

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Importance of the Ratio of Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids: Evolutionary Aspects 1
The Importance of Omega-6/Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ratio in Cell Function. The Gene Transfer of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Desaturase 23
Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and Brain-Related Functions 37
Dietary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease: Focus on Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid Balance 57
Effects of an Indo-Mediterranean Diet on the Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio in Patients at High Risk of Coronary Artery Disease: The Indian Paradox 74
Omega-6/Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ratio: The Israeli Paradox 81
Linoleic Acid to Alpha-Linolenic Acid Ratio. From Clinical Trials to Inflammatory Markers of Coronary Artery Disease 92
The Japan Society for Lipid Nutrition Recommends to Reduce the Intake of Linoleic Acid. A Review and Gritique of the Scientific Evidence 109
Omega-6/Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Ration and Cancer 133
Omega-6/Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Arthritis 152
Author Index 169
Subject Index 170
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