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17 Foods With Erucic Acid (22:1 n-9) - Care Omnia Nutrition

Image of Pan-Fried Chorizo (Pork Sausage, Link Or Ground) that contains erucic acid (22:1 n-9)
Chorizo contains erucic acid (22:1 n-9)

Erucic acid (22:1 n-9) is a long-chain monounsaturated fatty acid.

The most common sources of erucic acid are the seeds of the oilseed rape plant, which is used for human consumption in the form of canola oil.

Erucic acid is classified as a contaminant and poses long-term health risks, especially for children.

You find high amounts of erucic acid in products such as

You can find a more detailed list of foods that contain erucic acid below.

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Ranked List Of 17 Foods With Erucic Acid (22:1 n-9)

Below you'll find a list of the top 17 foods that contain erucic acid (22:1 n-9). It's ranked from the food with the most amount to the food with the least amount.

For ease of use, we've grouped together all foods that share the same rank.

By clicking on a food you'll get a list of all the nutrient content of that food.

17 Foods Ranked 1 - 11 With Erucic Acid (22:1 n-9)

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

RankFoods with Erucic Acid (22:1 n-9)per 100gper Oz
(Salad Or Cooking)
133 mg37.7 mg
264 mg18.1 mg
316 mg4.5 mg
(Breakfast Links, Mild)
13 mg3.7 mg
(Salad Or Cooking, High Oleic, Primary Safflower Oil Of Commerce)
12 mg3.4 mg
69 mg2.6 mg
7Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values6 mg1.7 mg
(Pork Sausage, Link Or Ground)
(Pork, Restaurant)
5 mg1.4 mg
9Three foods with the same rank/nutrient values4 mg1.1 mg
(Extra Light)
(With Raisins)
10Three foods with the same rank/nutrient values2 mg0.6 mg
(Cheese, Whole Milk)
(Dry Roasted, With Salt Added, Seeds)
11Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values1 mg0.3 mg
(Dry Roasted, With Salt Added, Nuts)
fig 1. Foods with erucic acid (22:1 n-9) rank 1 to 11

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