Vitamin F (Fatty acids)- Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources
Other name :: Fatty acids
Vitamin F, essential fatty acids are composed of two fatty acids - linoleic acid (LA) and alpha-linoleic acid (LNA) - with linoleic acid being the most complete fatty acid. There are two basic categories of EFA's (essential fatty acids) - omega-3 and omega-6 which include linoleic acid and gamma-linoleic acid. The body is not capable of manufacturing essential fatty acids, while the fatty acid arachidonic acid can be synthesized in the body from linoleic acid.
Actions and benefits of vitamin F
Deficiency symptoms of Vitamin F
When more may be required
People that are overweight, have dry eyes, bruise easily and have frequent infections may consider increasing their intake as well as those on a low fat diet or with a dry skin, dandruff or brittle nails.
Best food sources of vitamin F
How to use vitamin F
Liquid: the best form due to its high bio availability and fast absorption. Always choose liquid as your first choice when supplementing your diet.
Heat and/or moisture may alter the vitamin. Refrigeration is recommended.
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