Linoleic acid is the most well-known fatty acid of the omega-6 group. This fatty acid is common in oil from plant sources. Linoleic acid affects
cholesterol levels in a positive way and contributes to reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
For the growth of the unborn child this fatty acid is vital, because it is essential for the development of the brain tissue.
Also, the blood coagulation, the maintenance of blood pressure, the immune system and the operation of our muscles are dependent on this omega-6.
When the intake of this fatty acid is too low, this can result in a lack of wound healing, dry hair and possibly even loss of hair.