Linoleic acid reduction in recommended diet

We have updated our food guidance to further reduce the amount of Linoleic Acid (LA) consumed through the recommended diet.

What is LA?  LA is a omega-6 polyunsaturated fat (PUF) predominately from grains/seeds such as soybean.  LA is normally low in traditional diets and high in modern manufactured foods.  It is also high in animals fed a diet of grains through intensive farming. Continue reading