18:2 i is a polyunsaturated conjugated fatty acid found abundant in hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases.
In this article we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of 18:2 i that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.
We also have an article about 18:2 i named What Is 18:2 i & What Foods Can I Find It In? if you're interested in learning more.
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Research-Backed Side-Effects Of 18:2 i
These are some of the potential research-backed side-effects of 18:2 i.
1. Cardiovascular Disease
18:2 i - Cardiovascular Disease
About this claim
Cardiovascular diseases is the number one cause of death worldwide. Some nutrients may have a negative impact on your cardiovascular health.
Research sources for this claim
- Limiting trans Fats in Foods: Use of Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils in Prepacked Foods in Slovenia ◳
- Reformulating partially hydrogenated vegetable oils to maximise health gains in India: is it feasible and will it meet consumer demand? ◳
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