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Background: Associations of α-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) plus decosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and total omega-3 (n–3) fatty acid (FA) intakes with abdominal aortic calcification (AAC) are not well understood.
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