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What Is Nervonic Acid?

Nervonic acid, 24:1 c, is a long chain monounsaturated cis fatty acid.

What Nervonic Consists Of

Nervonic acid is an unsaturated fatty acid. It consists of choline, sphingosine, phosphoric acid, and fatty acid. (source đź——)

Nervonic acid is also called cis-tetracos-15-enoic acid. It’s produced by elongation of oleic acid, 18:1. (source)

Benefits Of Nervonic Acid

A negative relationship between nervonic acid and obesity-related risk factors have been found. (source đź——)

You can find research-backed claims of nervonic acid in Nervonic Acid (24:1 c): 2 Research-Backed Benefits .

Where To Find Nervonic Acid

Nervonic acid can be found mostly in fish and rapeseed oils, like canola oil.(source đź——)

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

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