Scientific research supporting the claim that Omega-3 Fatty Acids help maintain cholesterol levels that are already within the normal range.
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Harris, W.S., H. N. Ginsberg, N. Arunakul, N. S. Shachter, S. L. Windsor, M. Adams, L. Berlund, and K. Osmundsen. "Safety and efficacy of Omacor in severe hypertriglyceridemia." J Cardiovasc Risk 4:385-392 (1997).
Caron M. F., White C. M. “Evaluation of the antihyperlipidemic properties of dietary supplements.” Pharmacotherapy 21(4):481-7 (2001)..
Haglund, O., R. Wallin, R. Luostarinen, and T. Saldeen. "Effects of a new fluid fish oil concentration on triglycerides, cholesterol, fibrinogen, and blood pressure." J Intern Med 227:347-353 (1990).
Harris, W. S. "N-3 fatty acids and serum lipoproteins: Human studies." Am J Clin Nutr 65:1645S-1654S (1997).
Lichtenstein A. H , Ausman L. M., Jalbert S. M., Vilella-Bach M., Jauhiainen M., McGladdery S., Erkkila A. T., Ehnholm C., Frohlich J., Schaefer E. J. “Efficacy of a Therapeutic Lifestyle Change/Step 2 diet in moderately hypercholesterolemic middle-aged and elderly female and male subjects.” J Lipid Res 43(2):264-73 (2002).
Stark, K. D., E. J. Park, V. A. Maines, and B. J. Holub. "Effect of a fish-oil concentrate on serum lipids in postmenopausal women receiving and not receiving hormone replacement therapy in a placebo-controlled, double-blind trial." Am J Clin Nutr 72:389-394 (2000).
Villa B., Calabresi L., Chiesa G., Rise P., Galli C., Sirtori C. R. “Omega-3 fatty acid ethyl esters increase heart rate variability in patients with coronary disease. “ Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Centre E. Grossi Paoletti, University of Milan, Via Balzaretti 9, 20133 Milan, Italy.
Nilsen D. W., Albrektsen G., Landmark K., Moen S., Aarsland T., Woie L. “Effects of a high-dose concentrate of n-3 fatty acids or corn oil introduced early after an acute myocardial infarction on serum triacylglycerol and HDL cholesterol.” Am J Clin Nutr 74(1):50-6 (2001).
Puiggros C., Chacon P., Armadans L. I., Clapes J., Planas M. Effects of oleic-rich and omega-3-rich diets on serum lipid pattern and lipid oxidation in mildly hypercholesterolemic patients. Clin Nutr 21(1):79-87 (2002).
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