Associations of plasma phospholipid and dietary alpha linolenic acid with incident atrial fibrillation in older adults: the cardiovascular health study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of the American Heart Association, Volume 2, Issue 1, p.e003814 (2013)


2013, April 2013, Public Health Sciences Division


Few studies have examined the relationship of α-linolenic acid (ALA 18:3n-3), an intermediate-chain essential n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid derived from plants and vegetable oils, with incident atrial fibrillation (AF).