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Linoleic acid (LA) is an unsaturated omega-6 fatty acid used in the biosynthesis of arachidonic acid (AA) and some prostaglandins. It is found in the lipids of cell membranes. It is abundant in many vegetable oils, especially safflower and sunflower oils. It is a colorless liquid.
PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

Exercise-induced metabolic improvement not caused by just adipose change

Exercise-induced metabolic improvement not caused by just adipose change

Study compares breast milk fatty acid composition in the U.S. and Tsimane women

Study compares breast milk fatty acid composition in the U.S. and Tsimane women

Gamma-linoleic acid can inhibit growth of pancreatic cancer cells

Gamma-linoleic acid can inhibit growth of pancreatic cancer cells

New information on efficacy of CLA in treating Crohn's disease

New information on efficacy of CLA in treating Crohn's disease

Consumption of dairy products does not increase heart attack risk

Consumption of dairy products does not increase heart attack risk

Mercury in fish may not increase heart disease risk: Study

Mercury in fish may not increase heart disease risk: Study

Daily dose of safflower oil can help reduce cardiovascular disease

Daily dose of safflower oil can help reduce cardiovascular disease

Study: Resveratrol can reduce body fat

Study: Resveratrol can reduce body fat

PMT treatment with essential oils: Study

PMT treatment with essential oils: Study

Capsules with essential oils reduce symptoms of premenstrual syndrome: Study

Capsules with essential oils reduce symptoms of premenstrual syndrome: Study

Study finds specially designed probiotic can prevent obesity

Study finds specially designed probiotic can prevent obesity

Study finds canola-type rapeseed oil decreases fibrinogen level

Study finds canola-type rapeseed oil decreases fibrinogen level

Rapid weight loss the best: Study

Rapid weight loss the best: Study

New research evaluates effectiveness of popular slimming supplements

New research evaluates effectiveness of popular slimming supplements

Most breastfeeding mothers do not follow proper diet, study reveals

Most breastfeeding mothers do not follow proper diet, study reveals

Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids linked to improved nervous-system function

Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids linked to improved nervous-system function

94-year-old crusader seeks ban on trans fats in the American diet

94-year-old crusader seeks ban on trans fats in the American diet

New understanding on how "trans fats" gum up cellular machinery

New understanding on how "trans fats" gum up cellular machinery

Diet rich in nuts and olive oil protects against age-related macular degeneration

Diet rich in nuts and olive oil protects against age-related macular degeneration