linoleic acid

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Synonyms for linoleic acid

a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in plant fats and oils

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This lipid emulsion contains a high omega-6:omega-3 fatty acid ratio, high concentrations of linoleic and alpha-linoleic acid, and lacks arachidonic acid (ARA, an omega-6 fatty acid) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid).
ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS: Although leaves are very low in fats, the small amounts of fat that they do contain tend to consist of the essential fatty acids linoleic and alpha-linoleic acid.
Some studies have suggested that the alpha-linoleic acid in flaxseed can increase the risk of prostate cancer when eaten in large enough quantities.
Ayerza and Coates identify chia as having the highest known percentage of alpha-linoleic acid and the highest combined alpha linoleic and linoleic fatty acid percentage of all crops.
Recommended Intake of Omega-6 And Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linoleic Acid (Omega-6) Girls 9-13 10 g/day Girls 14-18 11 gf/ay Women 19-50 12 g/day Women 51 and over 11 g/day Pregnant and lactating women (14-50 years) 13 g/day Alpha-Linoleic Acid (Omega-3) Girls 9-13 years 1.
Recommended Intake of Omega-6 And Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linoleic Acid (Omega-6) Children 1-3 7 g/day Children 4-8 years 10 g/day Boys 9-13 12 g/day Boys 14-18 16 g/day Girls 9-13 10 g/day Girls 14-18 11 g/day Men 19-50 17 g/day Men 51 and over 14 g/day Women 19-50 12 g/day Women 51 and over 11 g/day Pregnant and lactating 13 g/day women (14-50 years) Alpha-Linoleic Acid (Omega-3) Children 1-3 years 0.
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