Flax as a Source of Alpha-Linolenic Acid

  • Paul A. Stitt


Flax is a very rich source of alpha-linolenic acid. The exact alpha-linolenic acid and other fatty acid content depends on species and growing conditions. The fatty acids contained are shown in Table 1.


Rich Source Fatty Acid Content Essential Fatty Acid Zinc Content Feeding Study 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul A. Stitt
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  1. 1.Essential Nutrient Research Co.ManitowocUSA

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