Omega-6/3 Fatty Acids

Functions, Sustainability Strategies and Perspectives

ISBN: 978-1-62703-214-8 (Print) 978-1-62703-215-5 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvi

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      Introduction: The Economics of Omega-6/3

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      Pages 13-26

      Attention to Prevention

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      Pages 27-50

      Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Genetic Expressions

  3. Omega-3 Status and Functions

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      Pages 51-51

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      Pages 53-64

      Optimal Omega-3 Levels for Different Age Groups

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      Pages 65-77

      Omega 3 Fatty Acid “Status” from the Neonate to the Elderly, as Affected by Dietary, Lifestyle, and Physiological Factors

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      Pages 79-87

      DHA in the Second 6 Months of Life

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      Pages 89-101

      DHA, EPA, and Ocular Health

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      Pages 103-147

      Impact of Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on Cognitive and Mental Development

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      Pages 149-178

      Long-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Psychotic Disorders

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      Pages 179-191

      Recent Findings on Cardiovascular and Mental Health Effects of Krill Oil and Omega-3 Phospholipids

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      Pages 193-208

      Docosahexaenoic Acid and Angiogenesis: A Review

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      Pages 209-244

      Why Is There So Much DHA in the Brain, Retina and Testis? Possible Implications for Human Reproduction and the Survival of Our Species

  4. Sources of Long Chain Omega-3 PUFA

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      Pages 245-245

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      Pages 247-265

      Where Will Future LC-Omega-3 Come From? Towards Nutritional Sustainability

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      Pages 267-296

      Prospects for a Sustainable Increase in the Availability of Long Chain Omega 3s: Lessons from the Antarctic Krill Fishery

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      Pages 297-308

      Marine Phospholipids and Their Applications: Next-Generation Omega-3 Lipids

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      Pages 309-316

      ALA Sources—Plants, Seeds, and Nuts

  5. Sustainability, Quality and Regulations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 317-317

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      Pages 319-339

      Having Your Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Eating Them Too: Strategies to Ensure and Improve the Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Content of Farm-Raised Fish

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      Pages 341-352

      Enzymatic Concentration of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

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      Pages 353-364

      Production Techniques for Omega-3 Concentrates

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      Pages 365-384

      Measuring the Levels of EPA and DHA in Nutraceutical Oils

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