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The 'Goldilocks Dose' Of DHA That Is 'Just Right' For Preventing Oxidative Stress In Men, Study in The FASEB Journal


9/2/2009 7:32:46 AM

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ScienceDaily (Sep. 1, 2009) — A team of French scientists have found the dose of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) that is "just right" for preventing cardiovascular disease in healthy men. In a research report appearing in the September 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal, the scientists show that a 200 mg dose of DHA per day is enough to affect biochemical markers that reliably predict cardiovascular problems, such as those related to aging, atherosclerosis, and diabetes. This study is the first to identify how much DHA is necessary to promote optimal heart health.



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