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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.
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

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