Alpha Linolenic Acid News and Research

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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.
Beneficial effects of Alpha-Linolenic acid in walnuts

Beneficial effects of Alpha-Linolenic acid in walnuts

Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Women who have diets rich in oils containing alpha-linolenic appear to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease

Women who have diets rich in oils containing alpha-linolenic appear to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk

Fish oil reduces heart attack and blood vessel disease

Fish oil reduces heart attack and blood vessel disease

Walnuts prevent heart disease

Walnuts prevent heart disease