Asam Lemak Omega-3 Dan Hubungannya DenganPenyakit Kardiovaskular
Cardiovascular diseases are the number one global cause of death, the two most common are coronary
artery disease and stroke. Data suggests that high omega-3 consumption has a benefit in preventing
cardiovascular diseases. The report of observations, clinical , animal and in vitro studies have
demonstrated the benefits of omega-3 prevent and treat cardiovascular disease. Although the mechanism
is not clear, but it has been shown that the cardiovascularprotection effect of omega-3 fatty acids may be
caused by its role influencing biological effects on lipid and lipoprotein metabolism, platelet function,
arterial cholesterol distribution, vascular function and inflammatory response.