Oleic Acid

Acceptable Keto IngredientWhat is Oleic Acid?

Oleic acid is an omega-9 fatty acid that is found in nature and most of our cells. It is a monounsaturated fatty acid that occurs naturally in the fats and oils of both animals and vegetables. It is naturally odorless and colorless, although commercial products made with it may be yellowish.

Scientifically, it is a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid, and its name means “derived from oil or olive.”

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Oleic acid is needed by the body’s cells for proper membrane fluidity — making sure the cell membrane has a thick enough layer. This is important for fighting pathogens, transporting minerals and responding to hormones. Oleic acid also serves as a major source of energy for our cells, and it’s used for the production and biosynthesis of many essential metabolites.

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