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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.
High concentrations of serum omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

High concentrations of serum omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

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

PhotoMedex introduces NEOVA's hyper-active moisturizer, DNA Barrier Accelerator

PhotoMedex introduces NEOVA's hyper-active moisturizer, DNA Barrier Accelerator

Diet high in certain type of fat may actually increase metabolism

Diet high in certain type of fat may actually increase metabolism

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

Essential fatty acid found in vegetable oils does not promote inflammation in humans, scientists find

Essential fatty acid found in vegetable oils does not promote inflammation in humans, scientists find

New analysis casts doubt on American Heart Association omega-6 PUFA advice

New analysis casts doubt on American Heart Association omega-6 PUFA advice

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

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