Studies on the relation between dietary n-3 fatty acids FAs and cardiovascular disease vary in quality, and the results are inconsistent.
A systematic review of the literature on the effects of n-3 FAs consumed as fish or fish oils rich in eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid or as alpha-linolenic acid on cardiovascular disease outcomes and adverse events was conducted. Secondary prevention was addressed in 14 randomized controlled trials RCTs of fish-oil supplements or of diets high in n-3 FAs and in 1 prospective cohort study. Most trials reported that fish oil significantly reduced all-cause mortality, myocardial infarction, cardiac and sudden death, or stroke.
Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease was reported in 1 RCT, in 25 prospective cohort studies, and in 7 case-control studies. No significant effect on overall deaths was reported in 3 RCTs that evaluated the effects of fish oil in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators.
Most cohort studies reported that fish consumption was associated with lower rates of all-cause mortality and adverse cardiac outcomes. The effects on stroke were inconsistent. Evidence suggests that increased consumption of n-3 FAs from fish or fish-oil supplements, but not of alpha-linolenic acid, reduces the rates of all-cause mortality, cardiac and sudden death, and possibly stroke.
The evidence for the benefits of fish oil is stronger in secondary- than in primary-prevention settings. Adverse effects appear to be minor.
Abstract Studies on the relation between dietary n-3 fatty acids FAs and cardiovascular disease vary in quality, and the results are inconsistent.Metrics details. The use of dietary supplements to improve performance is becoming increasingly popular among athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Unfortunately, there is a tremendous lack of research being done regarding female athletes and the use of sport supplements.
The purpose of this study was to examine the acute effects of multi-ingredient pre-workout supplement MIPS ingestion on resting metabolism and exercise performance in recreationally-active females. Fifteen recreationally-active females participated in a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study.
Subjects completed baseline, and two experimental testing sessions in a cross-over design fashion. Experimental testing included assessment of resting energy expenditure REEheart rate, and blood pressure following the ingestion of a MIPS or placebo.
Subjective measurements of energy, focus, and fatigue were also assessed using a 5-point Likert scale. Separate repeated measures analysis of variance ANOVA were used to assess differences in REE, cardiovascular responses, and subjective markers between conditions.
Consumption of a MIPS increased resting metabolism following a single dose accompanied by an increase in diastolic blood pressure. Furthermore, acute MIPS ingestion improved upper body muscular endurance and anaerobic capacity while improving feelings of focus following high-intensity exercise in recreationally active females. The use of dietary supplements to enhance exercise performance and improve body composition has long been a popular strategy for active individuals [ 1 ].
A newer category of dietary supplements referred to as multi-ingredient pre-workout supplements MIPS have gained increased attention among active individuals. MIPS are often manufactured in a proprietary blend and designed to be ingested prior to a workout to enhance exercise performance and potentially lead to enhanced training adaptations over time.
Based upon previous findings, the primary active ingredient in most pre-workout supplements appears to be caffeine as it is one of the few ingredients that offers fast-acting performance benefits [ 456 ], and when ingested alone is still a very popular ergogenic aid for athletes [ 7 ].
More recent studies have focused on the effects of combining caffeine with a variety of ingredients, including beta-alanine, creatine, and various herbal extracts, for their potential synergistic benefits. Together, these ingredients offer specific physiological advantages, which often include enhanced energy availability, metabolism and improved buffering capacity of skeletal muscle [ 459 ].
Previous studies have reported improvements in acute muscular performance in individuals during upper and lower body exercises following ingestion of MIPS [ 25910 ]. For example, Beck et al. Similarly, Jagim et al.In mathematicsfuzzy sets a. Fuzzy sets were introduced independently by Lotfi A. In classical set theorythe membership of elements in a set is assessed in binary terms according to a bivalent condition — an element either belongs or does not belong to the set.
Fuzzy sets generalize classical sets, since the indicator functions aka characteristic functions of classical sets are special cases of the membership functions of fuzzy sets, if the latter only take values 0 or 1. The fuzzy set theory can be used in a wide range of domains in which information is incomplete or imprecise, such as bioinformatics.
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For this situation, special 'intuitive fuzzy' negators, t- and s-norms can be provided. The concept of IFS has been extended into two major models. The two extensions of IFS are neutrosophic fuzzy sets and Pythagorean fuzzy sets.
Neutrosophic fuzzy sets were introduced by Smarandache in This value indicates that the degree of undecidedness that the entity x belongs to the set. The other extension of IFS is what is known as Pythagorean fuzzy sets. Pythagorean fuzzy sets are more flexible than IFS. This is why Yager proposed the concept of Pythagorean fuzzy sets. With these valuations, many-valued logic can be extended to allow for fuzzy premises from which graded conclusions may be drawn.Most trials reported that fish oil significantly reduced all-cause mortality, myocardial infarction, cardiac and sudden death, or stroke.
Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease was reported in 1 RCT, in 25 prospective cohort studies, and in 7 case-control studies. No significant effect on overall deaths was reported in 3 RCTs that evaluated the effects of fish oil in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Most cohort studies reported that fish consumption was associated with lower rates of all-cause mortality and adverse cardiac outcomes.
The effects on stroke were inconsistent. The evidence for the benefits of fish oil is stronger in secondary- than in primary-prevention settings. Adverse effects appear to be minor. See corresponding editorial on page 1. It is found in certain vegetable oils eg, flaxseed, canola, and soybean and walnuts.
We also consulted domain experts and examined references of retrieved articles to identify additional studies. Both primary-prevention general population without a history of CVD and secondary-prevention patients with a history of CVD studies were included. Because of distinct differences in the population, we separately analyzed the results of studies that evaluated the effect of fish oils in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators ICDs.
For the purpose of reviewing adverse events and drug interactions, we reviewed prospective human trials analyzed for either CVD clinical outcomes or risk factors.
We included studies of any duration or dosage. We extracted information about the study design, population demographics, background diet, intervention or exposure, and CVD outcomes. For the prospective cohort studies, we extracted data on the estimates of fish or fish-oil consumption and the associated effect. The higher intakes were compared with the lowest intakes and were reported as odds ratios or risk ratios for the clinical outcome of interest.
Because different studies used different quantiles in their analyses, we translated the results into a qualitative scale to facilitate interpretation and comparison across studies. We evaluated each trial and study against design-specific quality criteria and appraised the methodologic quality of the studies using a 3-category summary quality grade This scheme defines an approach to assessing study quality that is applicable to each type of study design ie, RCT, cohort study, or case-control study.
The categories or summary quality grades are defined as follows: grade A, results are valid without obvious major bias; grade B, study is susceptible to some bias that is unlikely to invalidate the results; and grade C, significant bias is present that may invalidate the results. An assigned grade is applicable only within a specific study-design category.
Additional criteria used to assess the quality of RCTs included adequacy of concealment of random allocation, blinding, and dropout rates; for case-control studies, the appropriateness of cases and control subjects was used to assess quality. We screened abstracts and evaluated full text articles for potentially relevant data. We identified 46 unique eligible studies on CVD outcomes, including 14 RCTs, 25 prospective cohort studies, and 7 case-control studies. The results of secondary-prevention studies are presented first, an analysis of 3 RCTs of patients with an ICD is presented second, and the primary-prevention studies are presented last.
These trials lasted between 1 and 5 y. In addition, one 5-y prospective cohort study assessed the association of fish consumption with CVD outcomes in subjects Grade A: results valid without obvious major bias; grade B: susceptible to bias that is unlikely to invalidate results; grade C: significant bias that may invalidate results. The results of this study were recently criticized; see text for details 25 — ALA accounted for 0.
Only the EPA intake was estimated. The largest trial followed 11 patients with recent MI for 3. Randomized controlled trials of fish-oil supplementation for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease outcomes. Trials of patients with an implantation cardioverter defibrillator were excluded. Four clinical outcomes are shown: all-cause mortality, cardiac death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and stroke.The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader.
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For cattle termination in the extensive system of production, the order of priorities based on existing limitations must be taken into consideration, especially when the quality of fodder offers is limited, due to the fact that they experience accelerated growth and therefore, greater changes in their chemical composition as the summer season advances, at a time that it may coincide with a rotating system when the animals arrive to consume them, a situation when the pastures have a high level of neutral detergent fiber NDFdetergent acid ADF and lignin.
On the other hand, during the dry season, the quality of the pasture is essentially low, with a high fiber content and meager in nitrogen   .
This is why in beef cattle production one must look for alternatives in supplements which allows for ruminal function to have a harmonius balance  which lead to alternatives such as low consumption energy-protein supplements which generally have, as main ingredients, corn and soybeans that may present limitations of high acquisition prices of these raw materials. Paraguay is a country noted for having an abundant natural production of Acrocomia aculeata, besides being one of the few countries where it is industrially processed .
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Table 1. The bovines grazed during 68 days February to April on cultivated pastures of Brachiria brizantha cv. Tanzania in a rotating system with grazing periods of 1 to 3 days and rest from 35 to 40 days according to the paddock and grass production See Table 2 Chemical Composition of sample grass. Supplements were offered in feeders 30 cm linear per animalboth those offered as well as those that refused were weighed daily.
Table 2. Results of daily weight gain were compared statistically by the Student T method using the statistics package Statistx 9.
Offer and refusal of biomass fodder, as well as the percentage of missing biomass fodder, both of them calculated per treatment, were contrasted by quantitative comparisons. DI observed per treatment was almost triple in T2 in relation to T1. DG results in this study were high for pasture conditions and very superior to what  reported both for mineral supplements 0. Similarly, the results were higher than those reported by  and , both with protein salt supplement 0.
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However,  reported closer results to the present study, in steers on native pasture during the summer period without shade 0. On Table 4it is shown the offer, refusal and a percentage of average miss of the biomass fodder in the form of PDM of the respective pastures utilized by bovines of each treatment T1 and T2where we can tell that the initial MSP offer was closer to 2.
The refusal left was fairly important in both treatments and next to 1. Missing percentage was a little. Table 3. Table 4. Thus, it can be concluded that DG for pasture conditions was high, that the utilization of protein-energy supplementation of low consumption did not affect it, even though it positively influenced the percentage of missing biomass fodder.
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