Table 2

Potential EPA and DHA Effects

Antiarrhythmic effects
Improvements in autonomic function
Decreased platelet aggregation
Vasodilation
Decreased blood pressure
Anti-inflammatory effects
Improvements in endothelial function
Plaque stabilization
Reduced atherosclerosis
Reduced free fatty acids and triglycerides
Up-regulated adiponectin synthesis
Reduced collagen deposition

Abbreviations as in Table 1.