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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.
Omega-three fatty acid rich foods lower risk for eye disease

Omega-three fatty acid rich foods lower risk for eye disease

Review identifies dietary factors associated with heart disease risk

Review identifies dietary factors associated with heart disease risk

Scientists measure impact of high-fat diet on the spread of cancer

Scientists measure impact of high-fat diet on the spread of cancer

Calcium linked to lower risk of cancer in women

Calcium linked to lower risk of cancer in women

We need 5 to 10 percent of calories from omega-6 fatty acids

We need 5 to 10 percent of calories from omega-6 fatty acids

Pasture-based farming passes the taste test and is healthier too

Pasture-based farming passes the taste test and is healthier too

More evidence on why the Mediterranean diet is good for heart

More evidence on why the Mediterranean diet is good for heart

Foods high in conjugated linoleic acids can enrich breast milk

Foods high in conjugated linoleic acids can enrich breast milk

Conjugated linoleic acid side effects - hormone leptin helps protect

Conjugated linoleic acid side effects - hormone leptin helps protect

Alpha-linolenic acid good for dry eye syndrome

Alpha-linolenic acid good for dry eye syndrome

Creatine in addition to exercise enhances strength in older adults

Creatine in addition to exercise enhances strength in older adults

Essential fatty acid intake drops as alcohol consumption increases, particularly among men

Essential fatty acid intake drops as alcohol consumption increases, particularly among men

A food supplement that could prevent the development of diabetes and atherosclerosis

A food supplement that could prevent the development of diabetes and atherosclerosis

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

Weight loss supplement - conjugated linoleic acid - shows nasty side effects

Weight loss supplement - conjugated linoleic acid - shows nasty side effects

Tocotrienol - a potent neuroprotective agent

Tocotrienol - a potent neuroprotective agent

Know your fats because now trans fats are the bad guys

Know your fats because now trans fats are the bad guys

Pine nut oil boosts appetite suppressors

Pine nut oil boosts appetite suppressors

Conjugated linoleic acid prevents inflammatory damage resulting from immune response

Conjugated linoleic acid prevents inflammatory damage resulting from immune response

Food fried in vegetable oil contains a highly toxic compound -  HNE (4-hydroxy-trans-2-nonenal)

Food fried in vegetable oil contains a highly toxic compound - HNE (4-hydroxy-trans-2-nonenal)