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Docosahexaenoic Acid Synthesis Rates

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, C22:6 (n-3)) is a metabolite of the essential fatty acids alpha linolenic acid (ALA, C18:3 (n-3)), and can be synthesised in mammals, including humans. Most human are able to synthesise small amounts of DHA from dietary ALA, … Continue reading

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