Molecules that are formed as long chains of lipid-carboxylic acid found in fats and oils and in cell membranes as a component of phospholipids and glycolipids. They are essential to a healthy human body.
Description: A fatty acid which in chemical terms is classified as omega-9. It is found naturally in various animal and vegetable oils.
- Helps lower blood pressure and decrease bad cholesterol (LDL)
- Reduces plaque in blood vessels, which decreases the occurrence of blood clots and ensures healthy blood flow
- Shown to be beneficial in preventing premature aging; helps improve skin, thicken hair and rich in antioxidants
Did you know? The term “oleic” means related to, or derived from, oil of olive – the oil that is predominantly composed of oleic acid.