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Inherited high cholesterol may be subdued by omega-3 fat

Researchers have discovered that DHA (omega-3 fat) is capable of restoring normal blood vessel function in children suffering from inherited high cholesterol. This gives hope that early coronary heart disease may be prevented. In the study involving 20 subjects, a significant improvement in blood vessel function was noticed after only 6 weeks of DHA supplementation.

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Date: 14 January 2005

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