alpha-linolenic acid

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a polyunsaturated fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms

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Table II.- Comparison of fatty acid composition with different concentrations of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and alpha linolenic acid (ALA) combination in Tris extender of frozen-thawed bull sperm (Mean % +- SEM, n=24).
Burgen's latest offering of Sunflower & Chia Seed bread is a delicious and tasty way to boost your diet with plant-based Omega 3, alpha linolenic acid (ALA), which can help maintain healthy cholesterol levels when eaten as part of a well-balanced diet, low in saturated fat, and as part of a healthy lifestyle.
Walnuts: These nuts are rich in alpha linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 fatty acid and hence deserve their own category.
The major components are linoleic and alpha linolenic acid. 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.
Flaxseed contains high levels of alpha linolenic acid, lignans and dietary fiber.
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.
The relative risk of metastatic prostate cancer was 1.89 for high intake of alpha linolenic acid from either animal (meat or dairy) or vegetable sources, 1.77 for alphalinolenic acid from animal sources, and 1.72 for alpha-linolenic acid from vegetable sources.
The study published in the latest issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that salad dressings and mayonnaise contain alpha linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid, that has protective effects against heart disease.
Eleven articles (13,323 breast cancer events and 687,770 participants) investigated fish intake, 17 articles in vestigated marine n-3 PUFA (16,178 breast cancer events and 527,392 participants) and 12 articles investigated alpha linolenic acid (14,284 breast cancer events and 405,592 participants).