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- Sergeant, Susan, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Nutrients 2014 v.6 no.5 pp. 1993-2022
- Africans; arachidonic acid; biochemical pathways; biomarkers; carbon; cardiovascular diseases; cooking fats and oils; diet; eicosanoids; genes; genetic variation; human diseases; human health; linoleic acid; metabolism; nutrition-genotype interaction; obesity; processed foods; stearoyl-CoA desaturase
- ... The “modern western” diet (MWD) has increased the onset and progression of chronic human diseases as qualitatively and quantitatively maladaptive dietary components give rise to obesity and destructive gene-diet interactions. There has been a three-fold increase in dietary levels of the omega-6 (n-6) 18 carbon (C18), polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) linoleic acid (LA; 18:2n-6), with the addition ...