Stearidonic acid

Stearidonic acid is an omega-3 fatty acid, sometimes called moroctic acid.

It is biosynthesized from alpha-linolenic acid by an enzyme called delta-6-desaturase.

Natural sources of this fatty acid are the seed oils of hemp, blackcurrant and echium, and spirulina.

Stearidonic acid - Found in:

Currants, Spirulina, Hemp,

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Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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