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What does ALA stand for?

ALA stands for Alpha-Linolenic Acid

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The intake of alpha-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) also tends to be similar or greater but depends on culinary oils used.
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).