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What Is Arachidic Acid (20:0) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

Arachidic acid, 20:0 known as icosanoic acid or eicosanoic acid. It’s a very long-chain, saturated fatty acid.

Diets rich in saturated fats like arachidic acid are associated with increased levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDL).

Arachidic acid is used in the industry for the production of detergents and lubricants.

Hydrogenation Of Arachidic Acid

Arachidic acid, 20:0, is a saturated very long-chain fatty acid.(source đź——)

By hydrogenation can arachidic acid be formed to arachidonic acid.

Foods You Can Find Arachidic Acid (20:0) In

You find Arachidic Acid (20:0) mostly in nut and seed, sweets, fats and oil, and legume products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Hazelnut Spread
  • Peanut Oil
  • Canola Oil
  • Peanut Butter
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Peanuts

Foods That Contain Arachidic Acid (20:0) In Our Nutrition Tool

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Nutrition is my passion. I've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.