saturated fatty acid


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Related to saturated fatty acid: polyunsaturated fatty acid, monounsaturated fatty acid
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Noun1.saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
fatty acid - any of a class of aliphatic monocarboxylic acids that form part of a lipid molecule and can be derived from fat by hydrolysis; fatty acids are simple molecules built around a series of carbon atoms linked together in a chain of 12 to 22 carbon atoms
heptadecanoic acid, margaric acid - a colorless crystalline synthetic fatty acid
butanoic acid, butyric acid - an unpleasant smelling fatty acid found especially in butter
capric acid, decanoic acid - a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats; has an unpleasant smell resembling goats
caproic acid, hexanoic acid - a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats or made synthetically; smells like goats
caprylic acid - a fatty acid having a rancid taste; found in butter and other fats and oils
dodecanoic acid, lauric acid - a crystalline fatty acid occurring as glycerides in natural fats and oils (especially coconut oil and palm-kernel oil)
myristic acid, tetradecanoic acid - a saturated fatty acid occurring naturally in animal and vegetable fats
hexadecanoic acid, palmitic acid - a saturated fatty acid that is the major fat in meat and dairy products
octadecanoic acid, stearic acid - a waxy saturated fatty acid; occurs widely as a glyceride in animal and vegetable fats
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The fatty acids of triacylglycerol are made up mainly of saturated fatty acids (SFAs) and monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA).
The paper, published in the Food and Public Health journal, found that all celebrity chefs analysed promote recipes containing undesirable levels of certain nutrients - particularly saturated fatty acids, sugars and salt -which are linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Levels of saturated fatty acids in sperm were also negatively related to sperm concentration, but saturated fat intake was unrelated to sperm levels.
Mean Trans Fatty Acid and Saturated Fatty Acid Data: Comparison of Label Values With Those Determined by Laboratory Analysis Commodity Type Mean [+ or -] SD (Number of Samples) (g per serving size) Label Laboratory Value Value Trans Fatty Acids Breakfast bars (n=34) 0.
Unsaturated fatty acids may aid in the digestion of saturated fatty acids by increasing micelle formation of saturated fatty acids, and the digestibility of saturated fatty acid is improved if unsaturated fatty acids are mixed with saturated fatty acids (Powles et al.
High-saturated-fat diets (with low carb intake) didn't cause increased blood levels of saturated fatty acids.
The study also manifests that a diet with abundant unsaturated fatty acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin B12 and folic acid helps enhance memory, while a diet containing much saturated fatty acid and cholesterol increases risks of developing memory disorders.
In the diet the saturated fatty acid content was 2 times greater than that found in spermatozoa whereas the unsaturated FA content was 3 times and the UI was seven times lower than that in spermatozoa (Figure 3).
The primary focus of diet therapy for the prevention and treatment of hypercholesterolaemia is to progressively lower saturated fatty acid and cholesterol intake at an energy level that supports optimal weight management.
The most predominant saturated fatty acid was palmitic acid (C 16:0), comprising 68 % to 73 % for both sexes and locations.
Varieties belonging to ssp hypogaea generally had lower mean total saturated fatty acid (19.