Myristelaidic acid is a monounsaturated trans fatty acid that is considered to have anti-cancer properties on prostate cells.
In this article we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of myristelaidic acid (14:1 t) 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 Myristelaidic Acid (14:1 t)
These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of myristelaidic acid (14:1 t).
Myristelaidic Acid (14:1 t) - Cancer
About this claim
Cancer is when abnormal cells divide without control in your body, making you ill. Research shows that some nutrients can play a vital role in the treatment of various cancers, but also as one prevention method.
Research sources for this claim
- Effects of Humic Acid and Folic Acid on Sunflower under Drought Stress ◳
- Of prostate cells
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