polyunsaturated


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pol·y·un·sat·u·rat·ed

 (pŏl′ē-ŭn-săch′ə-rā′tĭd)
adj.
Of or relating to long-chain carbon compounds, especially fatty acids, having two or more double bonds between the carbon atoms. Increasing dietary intake of foods containing polyunsaturated fatty acids, including safflower, sunflower, soybean, and corn oils and cold-water fish such as salmon, can decrease LDL cholesterol levels in the bloodstream.

polyunsaturated

(ˌpɒlɪʌnˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd)
adj
(Chemistry) of or relating to a class of animal and vegetable fats, the molecules of which consist of long carbon chains with many double bonds. Polyunsaturated compounds are less likely to be converted into cholesterol in the body. They are widely used in margarines and in the manufacture of paints and varnishes. See also monounsaturated

pol•y•un•sat•u•rat•ed

(ˌpɒl i ʌnˈsætʃ əˌreɪ tɪd)

adj.
(of an organic compound) having many unsaturated double bonds: in vegetable oils associated with a low cholesterol content of the blood.
[1930–35]

pol·y·un·sat·u·rat·ed

(pŏl′ē-ŭn-săch′ə-rā′tĭd)
Relating to an organic compound, especially a fat, in which more than one pair of carbon atoms are joined by double or triple bonds. See more at unsaturated.

polyunsaturated

Describes fats or other carbon compounds that contain many unsaturated bonds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.polyunsaturated - (of long-chain carbon compounds especially fats) having many unsaturated bonds
unsaturated - used of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond; "unsaturated fats"
Translations

polyunsaturated

[ˌpɒlɪʌnˈsætʃəreɪtɪd] ADJpoliinsaturado

polyunsaturated

[ˌpɒliʌnˈsætʃəreɪtɪd] adjpolyinsaturé(e)

polyunsaturated

[ˌpɒlɪʌnˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd] adj (Chem, Culin) → polinsaturo/a

polyunsaturated

a. poliinosaturado, que denota un ácido graso.

polyunsaturated

adj poliinsaturado
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There are three types of dietary fats: saturated fats (mostly animal fat in meat and dairy products), monounsaturated fats (in olive oil and avocados), and polyunsaturated fats (in fish and vegetable oils).
1 percent energy per day increment of intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid derived from fish was associated with a 5 percent reduction in risk.
We have had 50 years of advice to substitute vegetable oils rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) for animal fats, rich in saturated fatty acids (SFAs).
Health implications of high dietary omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids.
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Effects on coronary heart disease of increasing polyunsaturated fat in place of saturated fat: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.