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Alpha-Linolenic Acid is a fatty acid and organic compound found in many common vegetable oils and is involved in the formation of prostaglandins. Related names: ALA; alpha Linolenic Acid; a-Linolenic acid; Flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum) Oil.
Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

Walnuts could be key to happier state-of-mind in young healthy men

Walnuts could be key to happier state-of-mind in young healthy men

Blood levels of omega-3s fatty acids linked to lower risk of deadly heart attacks

Blood levels of omega-3s fatty acids linked to lower risk of deadly heart attacks

Walnut consumption linked to reduced risk of developing physical function impairments in older women

Walnut consumption linked to reduced risk of developing physical function impairments in older women

Daily walnut consumption positively impacts blood cholesterol levels in older adults

Daily walnut consumption positively impacts blood cholesterol levels in older adults

Diet containing unsaturated fats positively impacts weight loss and heart health markers

Diet containing unsaturated fats positively impacts weight loss and heart health markers

Consuming tree nuts may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, new study finds

Consuming tree nuts may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, new study finds

Walnut-enriched diet may slow colorectal tumor growth

Walnut-enriched diet may slow colorectal tumor growth

New study finds that walnuts have potential to benefit overall health

New study finds that walnuts have potential to benefit overall health

Walnuts may improve cognitive function

Walnuts may improve cognitive function

Omega-3 fatty acids decrease risk of getting heart disease

Omega-3 fatty acids decrease risk of getting heart disease

Walnuts may help prevent Alzheimer's disease, study finds

Walnuts may help prevent Alzheimer's disease, study finds

Study details about healthful compounds contained in hempseed

Study details about healthful compounds contained in hempseed

Some vegetable oils claim to be healthy may actually increase heart disease risk

Some vegetable oils claim to be healthy may actually increase heart disease risk

Researchers find whether natural food has potential for preventing breast cancer in women

Researchers find whether natural food has potential for preventing breast cancer in women

Researchers study new methods of improving fatty acid composition of farmed fish

Researchers study new methods of improving fatty acid composition of farmed fish

Higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce risk for hip fractures in postmenopausal women

Higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce risk for hip fractures in postmenopausal women

Researchers find that whole walnuts and their oil components can improve heart health

Researchers find that whole walnuts and their oil components can improve heart health

Docosahexaenoic acid levels reduced in bipolar disorder patients

Docosahexaenoic acid levels reduced in bipolar disorder patients

What moms eat before pregnancy affects children epigenetically

What moms eat before pregnancy affects children epigenetically