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What Is Nervonic Acid (24:1 c) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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, and phosphoric acid. (source )

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 )

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

Foods You Can Find Nervonic Acid (24:1 c) In

You find Nervonic Acid (24:1 c) mostly in spices and herb, lamb, veal, and game, fats and oil, american indian and alaska native food products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Mustard Seed
  • Lamb Brains
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Margarine
  • Spotted Seal Oil
  • King Salmon
  • Beluga Oil

Foods That Contain Nervonic Acid (24:1 c) In Our Nutrition Tool

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Nutrition is my passion. I've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.