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- Johnson, Guy H.; Fritsche, Kevin
- Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2012 v.112 no.7 pp. 1029-1041.e15
- C-reactive protein; adhesion; arachidonic acid; cardiovascular diseases; dietary recommendations; docosahexaenoic acid; eicosapentaenoic acid; excretion; fibrinogen; food intake; humans; inflammation; linoleic acid; omega-6 fatty acids; people; plasminogen activator; prostaglandins; randomized clinical trials; risk; systematic review; tumor necrosis factor-alpha
- ... The majority of evidence suggests that n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, including linoleic acid (LA), reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease as reflected by current dietary recommendations. However, concern has been expressed that a high intake of dietary n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid contributes to excess chronic inflammation, primarily by prompting the synthesis of proinflammatory eicosanoid ...
- Verly-Jr, Eliseu; Castro, Michelle A.; Fisberg, Regina M.; Marchioni, Dirce M. Lobo
- Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2012 v.112 no.7 pp. 1015-1020
- National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; adolescents; data collection; food intake; statistical analysis; vegetables
- ... BACKGROUND: Statistical methods for estimating usual intake require at least two short-term dietary measurements in a subsample of the target population. However, the percentage of individuals with a second dietary measurement (replication rate) may influence the precision of estimates, such as percentiles and proportions of individuals below cut-offs of intake. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the preci ...