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What Is Lauroleic Acid?

Lauroleic acid, 12:1, is also known as 9-dodecenoic acid. It’s a medium-chain fatty acid with a 12-carbon backbone and a single double bond.

Lauroleic acid is an monounsaturated uncommon fatty acid.

Where To Find Lauroleic Acid

In its natural form it is found in milk and butter. But lauroleic acid also used as a food additive. (source 🗗)

If you are interested in a list of foods where you can find this nutrient. Go to our nutrition tool and check out lauroleic acid

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