18:2 i is an isomer from Conjugated linoleic acids, CLA 18:2. They contain similar nutrient profiles.
With the exception that 18:2 i is found abundant in partially hydrogenated vegetable oils.
Consumption of partially hydrogenated vegetable oils is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases.
18:2 i is classified as a polyunsaturated conjugated fatty acid.
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18:2 i, Not Recognized As Safe
18:2 i is found mostly in partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. Partially-hydrogenated oils are when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil to increase shelf-life and flavor stability of foods. (source ◳)
In 2015, the FDA released its final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognized as safe. (source ◳)
Foods You Can Find 18:2 i In
You find 18:2 i mostly in fats and oil, baked, snack, and dairy and egg products.
Examples of food sources include
- Soy Oil
- Canola Oil
- Industrial Shortening
- Industrial Oil
- Palm Oil
- Vegetable Shortening
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