African Journal of
Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pure Appl. Chem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0840
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPAC
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 338

Table of Content: December 2017; 11(6)

December 2017

Determination of mercury and cadmium levels in omega-3 food supplements available on the Ghanaian market

The numerous reputed health benefits of the omega-3s (eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA] and docosahexaenoic acid [DHA]), particularly, their cardio-protective effects have led to the manufacture of omega-3 supplements by various pharmaceutical companies resulting in their flooding of the Ghanaian market. Coldwater fishes which are the primary sources of the omega-3 fatty acids are known to have high levels of mercury and...

Author(s): Adolf Oti-Boakye, Akwasi Acheampong, Ohene Gyang Nathan, Akorfa Akosua Agbosu and Amoah Charles Agyei