Tagged: Alpha-Linolenic acid

Boost your Immunity with Flaxseed

Flaxseed benefits the cardiovascular, glandular, and musculoskel­etal immune centers. Immunity Strengths From thinner blood to tougher bones (and beyond,) flax is the seed to stock. Flaxseed Builds Bone. Flaxseed is the number one source...

From Ancient Nutrients to Omega-3 Fatty Acids Modern Nutraceuticals

ABBREVIATIONS AA        arachidonic acid (20:5n-6) ALA alpha-linolenic acid or linolenic acid (18:3n-3) C           carbon atom COX cyclooxygenase D5D      delta-5 desaturase D6D      delta-6 desaturase DHA docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3) DPA      docosapentaenoic acid (22:5n-3) EFA      essential fatty...

Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Behavior

ESSENTIAL FATTY ACID NOMENCLATURE, STRUCTURE, AND METABOLISM Humans typically consume about 20 different types of fatty acids in the diet, which can be grouped as either saturated or unsaturated fatty acids. Saturated fatty acids...