dihomo-gamma-Linolenic acid, DGLA, seems to have considerable potential as an agent for preventing and treating human thromboembolic disease, like preventing blood clots from forming in blood vessels. DGLA can also help to dilate the blood vessels.
dihomo-gamma-Linolenic acid is a polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid..
In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (20:3 n-6) 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 Dihomo-gamma-Linolenic Acid (20:3 n-6)
These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (20:3 n-6).
1. Blood Vessels
Dihomo-gamma-Linolenic Acid (20:3 n-6) - Blood Vessels
About this claim
Blood vessels are part of the cardiovascular system. Research suggests that nutrition can be a powerful tool in protecting the arteries from damage. Several nutrients may have a positive impact on keeping your vessels healthy.
Research sources for this claim
- Antithrombotic potential of dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid in man. ◳
- Has potential for preventing and treating human thromboembolic disease
- Dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid - an overview ◳
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