The intake of alpha-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) also tends to be similar or greater but depends on culinary oils used.
What does ALA stand for?
ALA stands for Alpha-Linolenic Acid
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Flaxseed oil (which contains primarily alpha-linolenic acid and small amounts of linoleic acid) has also been reported anecdotally to be an effective treatment for AD.
This suggests that conversion rates of alpha-linolenic acid to DHA and EPA may be higher than would be predicted from earlier studies.
Salvia oil contains more than 50% alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
17 /PRNewswire/ -- Published in the January 16, 2007, edition of Nutrition Journal, Penn State clinical research suggests walnuts, rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential omega-3 fatty acid, are beneficial to the skeletal system by decreasing the breakdown of bone.
based company say the formulas provide the high-quality compounds eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docahexaenoic acid (DHA), gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
It's unclear why fish (a good source of long-chain omega-3 fats) might protect the prostate, while alpha-linolenic acid (a shorter-chain omega-3 fat) might increase the risk.
WASHINGTON -- Men with a high intake of alpha-linolenic acid from either animal or vegetable sources had an increased risk of metastatic prostate cancer compared with men with a lower intake, Dr.