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What Is Elaidolinolenic Acid (18:3 c) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

Elaidolinolenic acid, 18:3 c, is a polyunsaturated cis fatty acid and the cis-isomer of linolenic acid.

It belongs to the class of organic compounds known as lineolic acids and derivatives.

Elaidolinolenic acid is a slightly acidic compound.

cis-Isomer Of Linolenic Acid

18:3 c is the cis-isomer of linolenic acid, also called Elaidolinolenic acid. (source đź——)

Isomers are compounds with identical chemical formulas, but different structures.

The cis-isomer indicates that the functional groups are on the same side of the carbon chain, while the trans-isomer indicates that functional groups are on opposing sides of the carbon chain. (source đź——)

Foods You Can Find Elaidolinolenic Acid (18:3 c) In

You find Elaidolinolenic Acid (18:3 c) mostly in fats and oil, vegetable, baked, and legume products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Canola Oil
  • Soybean Oil
  • Corn Oil
  • Onion Rings
  • Soft Oatmeal Cookies
  • Hummus
  • Olive Oil

Foods That Contain Elaidolinolenic Acid (18:3 c) In Our Nutrition Tool

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