Eicosatetraenoic acid, 20:4, is an essential polyunsaturated conjugated fatty acid. Essential means that we must obtain it from our diet because our body requires it for good health but cannot synthesize it. Eicosatetraenoic acid belongs to a family of eicosanoids.
The eicosanoids work together and are responsible for inducing inflammatory immune responses.
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Eicosatetraenoic Acid For Normal Health
20:4 is a polyunsaturated fatty acid known as eicosatetraenoic acid. (source 🗗)
Eicosatetraenoic acid has shown considerable importance for normal health. (source 🗗)
Eicosatetraenoic Acid In Food
Eicosatetraenoic acid is not produced in the body, therefore needs to be included in the diet from various food sources. (source 🗗)
Eicosatetraenoic acid is found mainly in foods such as poultry, animal organs and meat, fish, seafood, and eggs. (source 🗗)
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