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Possible Interaction: Fish Oils and Gamma-Linolenic Acid

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Fish Oils

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

The addition of gamma-linolenic acid to the formula had a positive effect on red blood cell arachidonic acid levels, compared with levels obtained using fish oil only.
Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition  •  1998  |  View Paper
Fish oil supplementation during pregnancy not only improves maternal and neonatal DHA status, but often reduces gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), dihomo-GLA (DGLA), and arachidonic acid (ARA) levels also, which may compromise foetal and infant development.
The British journal of nutrition  •  2008  |  View Paper