fatty acids (MUFA) levels and n6/n3 ratios were significantly higher in the R groups than the C group (p<0.
Anyone whose new year's resolution is to eat more healthily can glow in the knowledge that they are about to pig out on monosaturated
fatty acids, vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium.
The recommended consumption of monosaturated
fatty acids should constitute 10-15% of energy intake, polyunsaturated fatty acids 6-10%, including omega-6 fatty acids (5-8%) and omega-3 fatty acids (1-2%), whereas saturated fatty acids should be limited to 7%.
These include polysaturated and monosaturated
fats, such as those found in avocados and salmon, which can help lower 'bad' cholesterol and triglycerides.
They are also one of the richest sources of vitamin E and a good source of monosaturated
fats, which help to lower bad cholesterol.
Raw vegetables in salads with minimal monosaturated
fats in seeds and olive oil are good sources of insoluble fiber, which maintains digestive tract health.
Generally, microalgal triglycerides contain saturated and monosaturated
fatty acids with [C.
The diet should be mainly plant based, consisting of five portions of vegetables and fruits, pulses/legumes(lentils, beans, peas) whole grains, nuts, seeds, unsaturated oils mostly monosaturated
like canola/olive, lower in saturated oils/fats, low salt, no trans fatty acids keeping in view serum lipids.
Nutrients & Benefits: Monosaturated
fatty acid (good fat).
Fatty acids, such as saturated fatty acids, monosaturated
fatty acids and trans fatty acids have been linked with the development of mammary tumours in rodents, (20) however there remains inconsistency in the effects of these specific classes of fatty acids.
001 WF, without additional fat; PO, palm oil; LO, linseed oil; PF, protected fat (LactoPlus); SG, soybean grains; SEM, standard error of the mean; SFA, saturated fatty acids; MUFA, monosaturated
fatty acids; PUFA, polysaturated fatty acids; UFA, unsaturated fatty acids.
Olive oil comprises 14% of saturated fat and 73% of monosaturated
fat and considered the fittest of all oils for cooking.