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Linoleic Acid Modulates HDL-cholesterol & Obesity-related Traits

A recent study in Clinical Nutrition study, published July 2017, is providing further evidence of the value of personalized nutrition and nutrigenomics. Researchers studied whether dietary linoleic acid (LA) or α-linolenic acid (ALA) can modulate the expression of genes that influence lipid and anthropometric phenotypes. This meta-analysis of 3069 French (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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SPECIAL REPORT: Advances in dietary alpha-linolenic acid

The December 2014 issue of Fats of Life highlighted the results from the Cardiovascular Health Study, a large prospective cohort study of elderly Americans. In that study, the association of linoleic acid with cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular causes of death in elderly people was reported. Significant associations were shown to exist in elderly people between a […]

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