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What does PUFA stand for?

PUFA stands for Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid


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Hempseed oil has a very interesting polyunsaturated fatty acid composition, said Fern ndez-Arche, because it has an optimal omega-6 to omega-3 ratio of about 3 to 1.
Nevertheless, value could be added to this material if it could be possible to extract the polyunsaturated fatty acids that it contains.
Some 6975 patients with chronic heart failure (New York Heart Association classes II-IV) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 1 g per day of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (850-882 mg of eicosapentaenoic acid plus docosahexaenoic acid as ethyl esters in a ratio of 1:1.