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Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c): One Research-Backed Benefit

Eicosadienoic acid is an polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid. It has some anti-inflammatory properties. It also appears to be able to modulate the responsiveness to inflammatory stimulation, in a way that other polyunsaturated fatty acids can’t.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of eicosadienoic acid (20:2 n-6 c,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 Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c)

These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of eicosadienoic acid (20:2 n-6 c,c).

1. Inflammation

Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c) - Inflammation

About this claim

Consuming foods that are bad for you can cause chronic inflammations. Research shows some nutrients that might be beneficial for you when battling inflammation. Some nutrients possess inhibitory and anti-inflammatory functions.

Research sources for this claim

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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 have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!