Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2009

Pages :   93-99

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Role of Omega Fatty Acids in Human Body



Address:   Manjula B*, Shivalinge Gowda KP, Syed Mansoor Ahamed, Nagarjan T and Gaurav G
Sree Siddaganga College of Pharmacy, Tumkur-572 102
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Omega fatty acids are one of the essential fatty acids which are required for the human growth and development. Essential Fatty Acids are the "good fats" which grabs the bad cholesterol. Polyunsaturated fats are healthier than saturated fats. They have a number of metabolic functions, and therefore maintaining a healthy balance through supplementation of omega fatty acids is worth consideration. This has a very significant role in treating the diseases and research has shown that a deficiency in essential fatty acids that may be a contributing factor in the development of a number of illnesses.
KEYWORDS:
Omega fatty acids, classification, source, uses
Cite:
Manjula B, Shivalinge Gowda KP, Syed Mansoor Ahamed, Nagarjan T, Gaurav G. Role of Omega Fatty Acids in Human Body. Asian J. Research Chem. 2(2): April.-June, 2009 page 93-99.
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