Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA): An omega-3 fatty acid (C20H30O2) found especially in fish oils. The molecule contains 5 double bonds (C=C) with the first one at the third carbon atom, making it a polyunsaturated fatty acid.
The Seven Countries Study
The Seven Countries Study (SCS for short) is the first major study to investigate diet and lifestyle along with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, across contrasting countries and cultures and over an extended period of time. Read more about this study.