Palmitoleate is an monounsaturated cis fatty acid. It is associated with anti-inflammatory processes through specific protein interactions. It seems to decrease the inflammatory activity.
In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of palmitoleate (16:1 c) 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 Palmitoleate (16:1 c)
These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of palmitoleate (16:1 c).
Palmitoleate (16:1 c) - Inflammation
About this claim
Consuming foods that are bad for you can cause chronic inflammations. Research shows some nutrients that might be beneficial for you when battling inflammation. Some nutrients possess inhibitory and anti-inflammatory functions.
Research sources for this claim
- Effect of Cis-palmitoleic acid (an omega-7 fatty acid) supplementation on inflammation and expression of HNF4γ, HNF4α and IL-6 in patients with ulcerative colitis: a double-blind, randomized pilot study 🗗
- Seems to decrease the inflammatory activity
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