Facts and Food Sources of Linolelaidic acid

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Linolelaidic acid is an omega-6 trans fatty acid and a geometric isomer of linoleic acid. It is present in partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. It encompasses 12.39% of the fats from the fruit of the durian species called Durio graveolens. It is a colorless or white viscous liquid. Trans fatty acids are classified as conjugated and nonconjugated, corresponding usually to structural elements CH=CH-CH=CH- and -CH=CH-CH2-CH=CH-, respectively. Elaidic acid and linolelaidic acid respresent nonconjugated TFAs. Nonconjugated TFAs are represented by elaidic acid and linolelaidic acid. Its presence is associated to heart diseases.

Food Sources

Food name Weight (g) Linolelaidic acid (g)
Black walnuts 125 42.2
Margarine 232 31.810
Brazilnuts 133 31.732
Almonds 143 17.618
Pistachio nuts 123 17.332
Kielbasa 370 17.320
Coleslaw 191 9.510
French fries 165 9.291
Turkey 85 9.037
Hemp seeds 30 8.207
Egg 85 5.941
Millet 119 3.033
Peanuts 28.35 2.748
Plantains 118 2.688
Canola oil 14 2.610
Garlic 43 2.286
Pizza 103 2.181
Sausage 68 2.166
Flaxseed oil 13.6 1.937
Chia seeds 28.35 1.654

References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linolelaidic_acid

 

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