Tag: alphaLinolenicAcid

Alpha-linolenic acid: A short-chain omega-3 fatty acid found in plant-based foods such as walnuts and flaxseed. Alpha-linolenic acid is partially converted in the body to the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).

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05/22/16
Plant-based omega-3 fatty acid ALA reduces ER+/PR+ breast cancer growth
01/04/16
Walnut compounds have chemopreventive actions
04/23/12
High omega-6 content of common cooking oils interferes with benefits of vegetable omega-3
09/09/10
Flaxseed enhances Herceptin treatment in mouse model of HER2 breast cancer

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