Summary Points

• Pomegranate seeds contain punicic acid, a conjugated linolenic acid, as a major fatty acid component.

• Punicic acid in pomegranate seeds has exerted an anticarcinogenic effect in both in vitro and in vivo studies.

• The anticarcinogenic effect of punicic acid could be attributed to punicic acid and/or the metabolite conjugated linoleic acid.

• Punicic acid in pomegranate seeds could be a factor in the observed decrease of white adipose tissue weight in rodents.

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