alpha-linolenic acid

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a polyunsaturated fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms

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Effects combination of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and alpha linolenic acid (ALA) in Tris extender on frozen-thawed sperm parameters of bulls (Mean%+-SEM; n=24).
The associations of fish and alpha linolenic acid intake with risk warrant further investigation of prospective cohort studies.
Walnuts: These nuts are rich in alpha linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 fatty acid and hence deserve their own category.
Linoleic acid is involved in the mechanism of cutaneous hydration, exerting a plastic-structural role for the skin, whereas alpha linolenic acid has a major anti-inflammatory component.
Previous studies have shown that omega-3 fatty acids--like the alpha linolenic acid found in wainuts and flax seeds--can reduce low density lipoproteins (LDL)--bad cholesterol.
Previous studies have shown that omega-3 fatty acids - like the alpha linolenic acid found in walnuts and flax seeds - can reduce low density lipoproteins (LDL) - bad cholesterol.
Unfortunately, the high content of alpha linolenic acid limits the shelf life of flaxseed products.
Flaxseed has a high content of alpha linolenic acid, a type of plant-derived Omega-3 fatty acid, similar to those found in fish.
Flax oil contains alpha linolenic acid (ALA), linoleic acid (LA), and oleic acid.
They contain alpha linolenic acid which is a type of omega 3 fatty acid, similar to those found in fish such as salmon.
A good source of protein, fiber, and alpha linolenic acid omega-3 fatty acids, the pasta combines traditional taste and texture with superior nutritional benefits, according to the company.