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What Is Paullinic Acid (20:1) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

Paullinic acid, 20:1, also known as (Z)-13-icosenoate.

It’s a monounsaturated omega-7 fatty acid in the eicosenoic acids family.

Paullinic acid exists as a liquid and is considered to be practically insoluble in water and relatively neutral.

Paullinic Acid From The Soapberry Family

Paullinic acid is a long-chain fatty acid.

Paullinic acid is found in fats and oils. Paullinic acid is isolated from herring oil and rapeseed oil and from various Sapindaceae.

The Sapindaceae are more known as the soapberry family. It includes species like horse chestnut, maples, ackee and lychee. (source )

Foods You Can Find Paullinic Acid (20:1) In

You find Paullinic Acid (20:1) mostly in oils from american indian and alaska native food, seafood, spices and herbs.

Examples of food sources include

  • Spotted Seal Oil
  • Herring Fish Oil
  • Cod Liver Fish Oil
  • Beluga Oil
  • Mustard Oil
  • Sardine Fish Oil
  • Bearded Seal Oil

Foods That Contain Paullinic Acid (20:1) In Our Nutrition Tool

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