Myristic acid is an saturated long-chain fatty acid that has positive impact on cardiovascular health.
In this article we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of myristic acid (14:0) 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 Myristic Acid (14:0)
These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of myristic acid (14:0).
1. Cardiovascular Disease
Myristic Acid (14:0) - Cardiovascular Disease
About this claim
Cardiovascular disease is something to avoid if possible. There are nutrients that might have the ability to aid in the quest of keeping your cardiovascular system healthy.
Research sources for this claim
- Myristic acid is directly involved in post-translational protein changes and mechanisms that control important metabolic processes in the human body ◳
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