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The objective of this study was to evaluate and compare the acute bioavailability of EPA and DHA in wax ester form provided as a dietary supplement compared to a well-studied and defined ethyl ester formulation in generally healthy men and women.
A randomized, controlled two-period crossover study included one screening/baseline visit (visit 1, day -7) with four test visits during Period I (visits 2, 3, 4, and 5; days 0, 1, 2, and 3) and four tests visits during Period II (visits 6, 7, 8, and 9; days 14, 15, 16, and 17) with at least a 7-d washout between test periods. Eighteen healthy adults with fasting TAG concentrations <200 mg/dL were randomly assigned to one of two treatment sequences: receive 8 capsules containing Calanus oil® (Calanus AS, Tromso, Norway) supplying a total of 4 g of oil providing 260 mg EPA and 156 mg/day DHA primarily as wax esters, followed by 1 capsule supplying 1 g of oil providing 465 mg EPA and 375 mg DHA as ethyl esters (Lovaza®, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC); or, to receive Lovaza followed by Calanus Oil. Product was dispensed in-clinic with an standardized EPA- and DHA- free breakfast meal (t=0). Blood samples were obtained in-clinic at t= -30 min, and 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 h timepoints. Subjects were provided a standardized EPA- and DHA-free meal at t=4 h and t=8. Subject were dismissed from the clinic after t-12 h blood draw and returned the morning of days 1, 2 and 3 (days 15, 16 and 17) for a 24 h, 48 h and 72 h fasting blood draw.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Bio-availability Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Wax Ester Marine Oil, Ethyl Ester Marine Oil
Biofortis Clinical Research
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-15T09:39:19-0400
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