[Literature Library] Omega- 3 fatty acids and hypertension during pregnancy

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General Nutrition Obstetrics / Gynaecology Public health

The review analyzed the efficacy of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation (EPA, and/or DHA, and or ALA) on the prevention of pregnancy-induced hypertension or preeclampsia. Current evidence proposed that omega-3 fatty acid supplements are effective to prevent the incidence of preeclampsia in women with low-risk pregnancies.

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Bakouei F et al. Efficacy of n-3 fatty acids supplementation on the prevention of pregnancy induced-hypertension or preeclampsia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2020;59(1):8‐15.

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