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20 Amazing Health Benefits of Alpha Linolenic Acid which makes EPA and DHA (Omega-3) Dec 2017


Chart: ALA ==> EPA, DHA

From Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University
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20 Amazing Health Benefits of ALA (Alpha Linolenic Acid) Self-Hacked

Introduction
ALA Deficiency

  • "Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is an essential omega-3 fatty acid. It is necessary for our health, but our bodies can’t produce it. We need to take it through food (and supplements)"
  • ALA is found in flaxseed oil, chia seeds, sage, some vegetables, and nut oils.
    ALA is converted in the body into the unsaturated fatty acids, EPA, and DHA, which reduce inflammation

Health Benefits of Alpha Linolenic Acid
1) ALA Prevents Obesity
2) ALA Improves The Skin
3) ALA May Reduce Cancer Risk
   ALA and Prostate Cancer Risk
4) ALA Protects Against Diabetes
5) ALA Protects Against Stroke
6) ALA Improves Heart Health
7) ALA Reduces High Blood Pressure
8) ALA Reduces Inflammation
9) ALA May Improve Gut Health
10) ALA May Improve Kidney Function
   ALA for Treatment of Lupus-Induced Kidney Problems
11) ALA May Prevent Allergic Reactions
12) ALA Reduces Risk of Respiratory Infections
13) ALA May Help Treat Stomach Ulcers
14) ALA Improves Eye Health
15) ALA Reduces Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
    update High ALA decreased risk of MS by 40% Dec 2017
       Note: standard Omega-3 did NOT decrease risk - after adjustment for Vitamin D levels
16) ALA Improves Constipation and Diarrhea
17) ALA May Reduce Depression Risk
18) ALA May Improve Rheumatoid Arthritis
19) ALA May Increase Lifespan
20) ALA and ADHD
   ALA and Gene Variation
   Side Effects
   Limitations and Caveats
   Drug and Supplement Interactions
     Linoleic Acid Interaction with ALA
   Sources of ALA
   Dosage
   User Experience


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