Eskimo diet


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Eskimo diet

A traditional diet in which marine mammals (and their blubber) are consumed. It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and appears to be protective against atherosclerosis, immune, and inflammatory diseases.
Synonym: Inuit diet
See also: diet
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Next came the Eskimo Diet, the meat and fish only eating plan.
On the basis of their knowledge of metabolic pathways involving the conversion of fats to substances that either harm or help the cardiovascular system, the Danes concluded that a particular type of oil in the Eskimo diet could be the protective factor.