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Lauric Acid
Myrisitc Acid
12:0
14:0
medium chain FA in coconut, palm oil
raise serum Chol
Palmitic Acid
16:0
most common SFA
raises serum chol
Stearic Acid
18:0
neurtral or serum chol lowering
Oleic Acid
18:1
most common "med diet" UFA
lowers serum chol but not HDL
Linoleic Acid
18:2:6
essential omega 6 PUFA
veggie oil
lowers serum chol
Linolenic Acid
18:3:3
essential omega 3 PUFA
veggie oil
lowers serum chol
Arachidonic Acid
22:4:6
precursor to omega 6 eicosanoids
made from linoleic acid
Eicosapentaeonic Acid
-20:5
-precursor to Omega 3 eicosanoids
-beneficial effects on heart disease
-made from linolenic acid
Docosahexaenoic Acid
-22:6
-omega 3 eicosanoid precursor
-may be essential for early neural/visual development
-made from linolenic acid