Cardiovascular Effects

FSO and ALA have been studied as possible agents in the prevention or treatment of cardiovascular disease because ALA can be converted to long-chain (n-3) PUFA in humans and may potentially reproduce the beneficial effects of fish oils on risk factors. The numerous studies available have suggested that FSO and ALA exert a myriad of different mechanisms in the body, which can be beneficial in cardiovascular disease; however, inconsistent results have meant that much is still unknown and more research is required.

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