PUFA dangers Part 2: Lipid peroxidation and prostaglandins

So now lets get to the part about why PUFAs are so bad. PUFA dangers The predominant omega 6 fatty acid is arachidonic acid (AA), which can be reduced (i) via enzymatic peroxidation to prostaglandins, leukotrienes, thromboxanes, and other cyclooxygenase, lipoxygenase or cytochrome P-450 derived products or (ii) via nonenzymatic peroxidation to MDA, 4-HNE, isoprostanes, and other lipid … Read more