|Provinal® contains purified palmitoleic acid, an omega-7 monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA). Palmitoleic acid is formed in the body from the conversion of glucose to fatty acids, or can be obtained in the diet from plant and marine sources. This fatty acid has been shown to support healthy cholesterol and C-reactive protein levels1 for those already within a normal range, and has a beneficial effect on other metabolic parameters.2
Palmitoleic acid acts as a direct regulator of metabolism, with actions including:
Provinal® contains no GMO ingredients. Each softgel contains less than 1% palmitic acid, which is less than the amount of palmitic acid contained in half a macadamia nut.
1. Tersus Pharmaceuticals. Unpublished study 2013.
2. Yang ZH et al. Lipids in Health and Disease. 2011;10:120.