• Linoleic acid is the parent essential omega-6 fatty acid found in oils like sunflower oil and in nuts and seeds. We have seen research showing that higher blood levels of linoleic acid are linked to better outcomes in terms of cardiovascular health and diabetes. Some other research suggests that higher linoleic acid intake or blood levels is bad for health. Whether linoleic acid levels are too high in the diet and/or blood in the general public is an area of scientific controversy.
  • Here is a helpful video that explains the relevance of linoleic acid to your health.

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