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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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.
And, for the All-Natural Eggs with 160mg ALA Omega-3 per egg, the whole grain feed consumed by our hens is enriched with omega-3 fatty acids from flaxseed, making each egg a good source of alpha-linoleic acid (ALA) omega-3 fatty acids (providing 160 mg, or 10 percent of the daily recommended intake for this nutrient).
The study also supported causal relationships between vitamin E and ascorbic acid supplements, saturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids and total fats, alpha-linoleic acid, meat, eggs and milk.
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