• Another fatty acid that we at OmegaQuant find interesting is palmitic acid, which is a saturated fat. It is found in palm oil and is very common in the diet. What’s interesting is that if you eat a lot of palm oil or saturated fat, your levels won’t increase; it’s more likely to be affected by eating too much carbohydrate-rich food. Palmitic acid doesn’t have the same relationship in the body to diet that omega-3s do.
  • Here is a helpful video that explains why we find palmitic acid levels interesting and useful.

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