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What Is Cetoleic Acid (22:1 n-11)?

Cetoleic acid, 22:1 n-11, is a very-long-chain monounsaturated omega-11 fatty acid.

It’s considered to be practically insoluble, in water, and relatively neutral.

It’s mostly found in our biofluids.

In the body, cetoleic acid stimulates the synthesis of EPA and DHA from ALA.

Cetoleic Acid Is An Important Acid

22:1 n-11 is also called cetoleic acid.

It has proven to be an important fatty acid. (source )

Cetoleic acid has shown the ability to stimulate the conversion of the short omega-3 fatty acid alpha linolenic acid, ALA (that plant oils are rich in), to the long and healthy omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid, EPA and docosahexaenoic acid, DHA. (source )

Cetoleic Acid In Foods

Cetoleic acid is found in animal sources.

It can also found in smaller amounts in vegetable oils from mustard seed and rapeseed. (source )

Foods That Contain Cetoleic Acid In Our Nutrition Tool

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We currently have just a few foods in our nutrition tool that contain Cetoleic acid.

Here's our short list of foods that contain Cetoleic acid.

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I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family.

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