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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.
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)

Beneficial effects of Alpha-Linolenic acid in walnuts

Beneficial effects of Alpha-Linolenic acid in walnuts

Green tea protects livers

Green tea protects livers

Dietary fat quality may be more important than fat quantity in reducing risk of cardiovascular deaths in middle-aged men

Dietary fat quality may be more important than fat quantity in reducing risk of cardiovascular deaths in middle-aged men

Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular 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

Dietary supplement reduces body fat mass in overweight adults by as much as nine percent

Dietary supplement reduces body fat mass in overweight adults by as much as nine percent

Watch out Skippy, the meat of Australia's bush kangaroo may be the highest known source of the healthy fat CLA

Watch out Skippy, the meat of Australia's bush kangaroo may be the highest known source of the healthy fat CLA