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Omega 7 (palmitic Acid)

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by baccus6996, Nov 30, 2020.

  1. baccus6996

    baccus6996 Family member · Member

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    Has anyone heard of any benefits for taking palmitic acid supplements for type 2 diabetes?
     
  2. Oldvatr

    Oldvatr Type 2 · Expert

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    This would suggest that it is not.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6731783/

    In general, Omega-3 is considered beneficial but Omega-6 is inflammatory so not good.
     
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