DSM Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

DTA Docosatetraenoic acid

ECG Electrocardiogram

EFA Essential fatty acids

EFSA European Food Safety Authority

EPA Eicosapentaenoic acid

EPDS Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale

EPIC European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

ETA Eicosatrienoic acid

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FDA Food and Drug Administration

FDCA Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

FFQ Food Frequency Questionnaire

FSA Food Standards Agency (UK)

FVEP Flash-visual evoked potential

GLA Gamma-linolenic acid

GRAS Generally recognized as safe

GSH-Px Glutathione peroxidase

HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point

Hb Hemoglobin

HDL-C High-density lipoprotein cholesterol

HHS Health and Human Services

HIV Human immunodeficiency virus

HR Hazard ratio

HRA Health risk appraisal

HRT Hormone replacement therapy

HSCL Hopkins Symptom Checklist

HUFA Highly unsaturated fatty acid

HVA Homovanillic acid

IFN-γ Interferon-gamma

IgG Immunoglobin G

IgM Immunoglobin M

IHC Interactive Health Communication

IHD Ischemic heart disease

IL Interleukin

IMT Intima-media thickness

IOM Institute of Medicine



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