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Difference Between Linoleic Acid And Conjugated Linoleic Acid
See below: Dha has been known to enhance neuronal development in developing brain. Also known to increase alertness and cognitive development in infants and toddlers. Pregnant moms and lactating women are encouraged to take dha supplement, and all infant formula is supplemented with it. ...Read more
What is the difference between Vanadium nicotinate gylcinate chelate versus Vanadium amino acid chelate?
Not really any: Many drugs come as different salts, but the active ingredient is the same. The salt rarely causes any differences in the activity of the primary ingredient, but may sometimes alter the potency (the dose you need), or the absorption. Often the differences are only for the purpose of patenting a "different" chemical to be marketed. ...Read more
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What is the difference between linoeic acid and conjugated linoleic acid? Is one good and one bad? Are they both Omega 6?
LA: Linoelic acid (LA) is found in safflower oil , sunflower oil, poppy seed oil. Whereas conjugated LA found most in meat and diary products. They are isomers of LA. Both of them are polyunsaturated omega 6 fatty acid. Conjugated LA are usually found in supplements, pills etc. Both may POSSIBLY help with cancers and obesity. More studies need to be done. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Grass-fed animals: Beef from grass-fed cows is high in cla; so is milk from them. Eggs (especially the yolks) from grass fed chickens are also high in cla. ...Read more
Natural vs synthetic: Folates (folic acid) occur naturally in foods and are biologically active. Folic acid is the oxidized form of folate (folic acid). It is made synthetically and widely used as a food supplement. In the body it is converted by the liver to active forms of folate (folic acid) in a 2 step process. ...Read more
Totally different: These are entirely different minerals that are required for proper functioning of your body. Folate (folic acid) is found in grains and leafy green vegetables. It's needed for red blood cell function and neurological health. Iron is a different mineral often taken as ferrous sulfate. It's naturally found in leafy green vegetables, some grains, and red meats. It's needed for red blood cell formation. ...Read more
My baby formula (guigoz nestle) contain linolenic & alpha linolenic acid, does it consider sufficient precurser for dha,there is no pure DHA in compos?
Formula: From what I have read, these formulas usually the extras added to the DHA already in there. Look on the ingredients, and/or check with your pediatrician ...Read more
ANTACIDS: These antacids are salts that act as buffers for neutralizing acid. The difference is which type of salt. ...Read more
Different supplement: Omega 3 fatty acids are a type of "good" fat that is found in fatty fish e.g., salmon, etc. Coenzyme q10 is a supplement that is thought to help with muscle pain and/or weakness, especially in people on statin drugs like lipitor, (atorvastatin) zocor, etc. Since those drugs block the coq10 pathway and sometimes have muscle pains as a side effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The structure: The difference is where the unsaturated chemical bond is in the "tail" of the fatty acid -- 3 positions away from the end (that's where OMEGA comes from -- last letter in the greek alphabet) or 6 positions away. The reason this matters is that biochemically, omega-3 fatty acids get turned into anti-inflammatory signaling compounds, while omega-6 fatty acids may get turned into proinflammatory ones ...Read more
200 mg: A meta-analysis study showed that above 200 mg per day there is no cardiac benefit and unknown other benefits. ...Read more
Is it safe to take raspberry ketone and/or conjugated linolic acid with the mood stabilizer lamotrigine?
Unknown: Lamotrigine is a powerful medication with many possible side effects. However, the list of known interactions does not include supplements such as raspberry ketone. That doesn't mean it's safe, it means no one has studied this yet or that no one has evaluated the risk. It is generally best to avoid supplements when taking drugs like lamotrigine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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