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Study says linoleic acid levels can affect diabetes risk

A study in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology found people with the highest blood serum levels of linoleic acid, found in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, had a 35% lower risk of type 2 diabetes than those with the lowest levels. Blood serum levels of arachidonic acid, also found in omega-6s, did not have an effect on diabetes risk.

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