Linoleic acid (LA) is an unsaturated omega-6 fatty acid used in the biosynthesis of arachidonic acid (AA) and some prostaglandins. It is found in the lipids of cell membranes. It is abundant in many vegetable oils, especially safflower and sunflower oils. It is a colorless liquid.
Fat molecules serve as energy storage for fat cells. They consist of three fatty acids attached to a backbone of glycerol.
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Results of the European study SATIN (SATiety INnovation) reveal a relation between certain metabolites in the blood and the satiety perceived after consuming food.
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