BY SHRUTI MOKTA
All the Information that You Need About Vitamin F
In the 1920s, scientists mistook two fatty acids, Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) and Linoleic Acid (LA), for vitamins and named them Vitamin F. Even though they are fatty, the label got stuck around.
Your body does not produce these fatty acids on its own
Vitamin F is crucial for proper body functioning; you need to get this fat from your diet.
Vitamin F is essential for cardiac health; it helps in infant development, is vital for brain health, maintains eye health, and is essential in many skin care creams.
what foods are a good source of vitamin f
Nuts such as walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, and cashews
Seeds are also a great source of vitamin F like, flaxseeds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds
It is also found in soyabean oil, canola oil, black currant oil, sun flower oil.
Kiwi fruit and Green leafy vegetables are a good source too
It can be found in tofu, eggs, dairy products, chicken and beef.