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For these reasons, the researchers in this trial decided to conduct a randomised placebo-controlled trial to determine the potential of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids or coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) to alter serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in normal healthy men.
The inclusion of n-3 fatty acids sources in animal diet increases the total content of n-3, especially with a decrease in intramuscular deposition of the n-6 fatty acid.
pelagicus juveniles require a balance of dietary n-3 and n-6 fatty acids and thus dietary lipid requirements can be met partially by soybean oil.
Dietary n-6 fatty acid ratio, relative to n-3 fatty acid, was recommended to be decreased, for ideal nutritive value in humans (Gerster, 1998); but it was lower in our study, in both the 0.
As with many other domestic animals, cats have a dietary requirement for the n-6 fatty acid linoleic acid, 18:2(n-6).
Linoleic acid, normally high in grains, can be converted to longer chain n-6 fatty acid as arachidonic acid (C20:4n-6).
However, the addition of nitrite decreased the concentration of PUFA, as well as concentrations of n-3 and n-6 fatty acid in the sausages (p<0.
Results also showed that n-3 and n-6 fatty acid content of liver significantly affected by the addition of different fat sources to the diet (p<0.
1992) increasing the soybean meal content of the diet increases the levels of n-6 fatty acid in fish.
Clement and Bourre (1990) suggested that this effect of n-6 fatty acid derivatives might result from enhanced antioxidative defence mechanisms in the brain.