Docosahexaenoic acid levels in blood and metabolic syndrome in obese children: is there a link?

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Lassandro, C.; Banderali, G.; Radaelli, G.; Borghi, E.; Moretti, F.; Verduci, E.;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences,volume 16,issue 8,pages19,989-20,000 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijms160819989, pmc: PMC4581336
  • Subject: Chemistry | blood pressure | QD1-999 | Blood pressure; DHA; Glucose metabolism; Lipid profile; Metabolic syndrome; N-3 LCPUFA; NAFLD; Obesity | n-3 LCPUFA | QH301-705.5 | metabolic syndrome | NAFLD | Review | lipid profile | DHA | glucose metabolism | obesity | Biology (General) | Settore MED/38 - Pediatria Generale e Specialistica

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome is increasing in the pediatric population. Considering the different existing criteria to define metabolic syndrome, the use of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) criteria has been suggested in children. Docosahexaenoic acid (DH... View more