Health benefits of marine-derived omega-3 fatty acids

Kristina A. Harris, Alison M. Hill, Penny M. Kris-Etherton

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Abstract

Learning objective To educate fitness and health professionals about the cardiovascular health benefits of marine-derived omega-3 fatty acids, with discussion of recommended intakes and dietary sources. To explore issues relating to higher intake of marine-derived omega-3 fatty acids, including sustainability, environmental contaminants, and cost benefits.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)22-28
Number of pages7
JournalACSM's Health and Fitness Journal
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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