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Metabolic Syndrome & Fish Oil

Fatty acid in foods

Fatty acid contains the most calories in foods. In general, it divided into 2 major groups: saturated or unsaturated fatty acid. From many dietary recommendations, unsaturated fatty acid are considered to be “Good” oil.

In this video, Prof. Yeh will introduce the unsaturated fatty acid, especially the fish oil. Below is a reading essay, “Fats and fatty acids in human nutrition Report of an expert consultation” from WHO. It tells the role of fatty acids in neonatal and infant growth and development, health maintenance, the prevention of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers and age-related functional decline.

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Nutrition and Disease Prevention

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