polyunsaturate


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polyunsaturate

(ˌpɒlɪʌnˈsætʃərət)
n
(Chemistry) a fat that is polyunsaturated
Translations

polyunsaturate

[ˌpɒlɪʌnˈsætʃərɪt] Npoliinsaturado m

polyunsaturate

[ˌpɒliʌnˈsætʃərət] ngraisse f polyinsaturée
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At high temperatures its high polyunsaturate content can form free radicals and trans fats linked to heart disease, wrinkles, arthritis and even cancer.
Linoleic acid is a polyunsaturate found in corn oil and nuts.
People have been telling us how healthy polyunsaturates are in corn oil and sunflower oil.
There are two types of unsaturated fat, polyunsaturates and monounsaturates.
She would have us believe that we do not need to eat fish to get the omega-3 polyunsaturates that our bodies need for optimal health.
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Try to select products such as olive oil, that are higher in monounsaturated fats, along with sunflower oil, high in polyunsaturates.
Because polyunsaturates are highly subject to rancidity, they increase the body's need for vitamin E and other antioxidants.
COOKING in lard may be healthier than using oils high in polyunsaturates, such as sunflower, corn and soya oils.
Researchers say a certain amount of the essential fatty acid in polyunsaturates is necessary for the body's system.
If you're trying to eat less saturated fat, and you're opting for heart-healthy polyunsaturates instead, here's good news from ARS researchers.
Grundy decided to conduct a study to see how well a diet rich in monounsaturated fatty acids compared with a diet high in polyunsaturates or other types of fats.