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cis-Eicosatetraenoic Acid (20:4 c): One Research-Backed Benefit

It’s believed that cis-Eicosatetraenoic acid has some protective effect against coronary heart disease and thrombosis.

cis-Eicosatetraenoic acid is a polyunsaturated cis fatty acid.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of cis-eicosatetraenoic acid (20:4 c) that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

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Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of cis-Eicosatetraenoic Acid (20:4 c)

These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of cis-eicosatetraenoic acid (20:4 c).

1. Cardiovascular Disease

cis-Eicosatetraenoic Acid (20:4 c) - Cardiovascular Disease

About this claim

Cardiovascular disease is something to avoid if possible. There are nutrients that might have the ability to aid in the quest of keeping your cardiovascular system healthy.

Research sources for this claim

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Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator


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.