Definitions for "Gamma-linolenic acid"
Keywords:  gla, primrose, omega, borage, linolenic
a polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in evening primrose oil.
GLA, 18:3,w-6. Fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms and three double bonds, the first of which (counting from the terminal methyl end) lies between carbon 6 and carbon7.
Omega-6 oils that regulate insulin and seem to protect against diabetic heart, eye, and kidney damage. Both omega-6 and omega-3 oils help cleanse the heart and arteries. GLA fatty acids are available in evening primrose, borage, or black currant seed oils.
Nutrient that increases the rate at which the body burns fat for energy; anti-inflammatory properties and other healthful benefits.