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Gamma-linolenic Acid Vitamin

Gamma-linolenic Acid - Vitamin for Cholesterol:

Gamma-linolenic Acid - Vitamin for Cholesterol: Gama-linolenic acid is a type of fatty acid offering a number of health benefits. It helps to fight inflammation and bring down cholesterol levels. Gamma-linolenic acid is typically sourced from substances like evening primrose oil, borage seed oil, and black currant oil when used in dietary supplements. Taking 4-grams of gamma-linolenic acid once a day for three months can reduce cholesterol. Available online from uk.iherb.com.

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