DHA

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DHA

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Simply put, it is a unique component of fish and oils, EPA and DHA (eicosapentaenoic and decosahexaenoic acid).
Pure individual n-3 PUFAs, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), decosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and a-linolenic acid (LNA), have been reported to prevent fatal ventricular arrhythmias in a reliable dog model of sudden cardiac death [23, 24, 25].
The most active and beneficial derivatives of marine-derived [omega]-3 fatty acids are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and decosahexaenoic acid (DHA).