DHA status of vegetarians

DHA status of vegetarians Background Docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3; DHA) is absent from vegan diets and present in limited amounts in vegetarian diets. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids (PLEFA) Elsevier

DHA status of vegetarians

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2009 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0952-3278
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.plefa.2009.05.013
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Abstract

Background Docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3; DHA) is absent from vegan diets and present in limited amounts in vegetarian diets.

Journal

Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids (PLEFA)Elsevier

Published: Aug 1, 2009

References

  • The essentiality of n-3 fatty acids for the development and function of the retina and brain
    Neuringer, M.; Anderson, G.J.; Connor, W.E.
  • Evidence for the unique function of docosahexaenoic acid during the evolution of the modern hominid brain
    Crawford, M.A.; Bloom, M.; Broadhurst, C.L.
  • Fatty acid composition of habitual omnivore and vegetarian diets
    Mann, N.; Pirotta, Y.; O’Connell, S.; Li, D.; Kelly, F.; Sinclair, A.

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