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

Linolenelaidic acid, 18:3 t, is a polyunsaturated trans fatty acid and the trans-isomer of Linolenic acid.

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

It's considered to be practically insoluble, in water and relatively neutral.

trans-Isomer Of Linolenic Acid

18:3 t is called linolenelaidic acid or linolenelaidate.

It’s the trans-isomer of linolenic acid 18:3. (source 🗗)

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 Linolenelaidic Acid (18:3 t) In

You find Linolenelaidic Acid (18:3 t) mostly in dairy and egg, and sausage and luncheon meat products.

Examples of food sources include

  • American Cheese
  • Breakfast Beef Sausage
  • Beef Frankfurter
  • Ricotta

Foods That Contain Linolenelaidic Acid In Our Nutrition Tool

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We currently have just a few foods in our nutrition tool that contain Linolenelaidic acid.

Here's our short list of foods that contain Linolenelaidic acid.

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