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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.
Mercury in fish may not increase heart disease risk: Study

Mercury in fish may not increase heart disease risk: Study

New DGA urge Americans to reduce sodium intake, consume walnuts for 'good' fat

New DGA urge Americans to reduce sodium intake, consume walnuts for 'good' fat

Omega-3 EPA or combination of EPA and DHA provide clear antidepressant benefits

Omega-3 EPA or combination of EPA and DHA provide clear antidepressant benefits

ONC enters exclusive long term strategic agreement with Wilmar

ONC enters exclusive long term strategic agreement with Wilmar

Media has misrepresented facts about Omega-3 DHA Alzheimer's study, says Ocean Nutrition Canada

Media has misrepresented facts about Omega-3 DHA Alzheimer's study, says Ocean Nutrition Canada

Study finds canola-type rapeseed oil decreases fibrinogen level

Study finds canola-type rapeseed oil decreases fibrinogen level

Walnuts and walnut oil reduce blood pressure during stress: Study

Walnuts and walnut oil reduce blood pressure during stress: Study

Cargill introduces Clear Valley omega-3 shortening to help bakers differentiate products

Cargill introduces Clear Valley omega-3 shortening to help bakers differentiate products

Low doses of n-3 fatty acids do not reduce overall rate of major cardiovascular events

Low doses of n-3 fatty acids do not reduce overall rate of major cardiovascular events

Studies support association of physical activity, diet with maintaining cognitive ability, reducing dementia risk

Studies support association of physical activity, diet with maintaining cognitive ability, reducing dementia risk

Study: Flaxseed diet reduces ovarian cancer, increases survival rates

Study: Flaxseed diet reduces ovarian cancer, increases survival rates

DHA crucial for male fertility

DHA crucial for male fertility

Increased consumer preference of walnut due to its alpha-linolenic acid content

Increased consumer preference of walnut due to its alpha-linolenic acid content

Omega-3 EPA/DHA may reduce risk of prostate cancer

Omega-3 EPA/DHA may reduce risk of prostate cancer

Dietary flaxseed may help prevent colorectal tumors

Dietary flaxseed may help prevent colorectal tumors

Alpha-linolenic acid good for dry eye syndrome

Alpha-linolenic acid good for dry eye syndrome

Fish oil supplements may help some cardiac patients while harming others

Fish oil supplements may help some cardiac patients while harming others

Plant-based omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may have a protective effect on bone health

Plant-based omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may have a protective effect on bone health

Walnuts better for the heart than olive oil

Walnuts better for the heart than olive oil

Docosahexaenoic acid may protect against the accumulation of a protein believed to be linked to Alzheimer's disease

Docosahexaenoic acid may protect against the accumulation of a protein believed to be linked to Alzheimer's disease