polyunsaturated fats


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Translations

polyunsaturated fats

, polyunsaturates
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
It found no increase in heart disease risk among people who ate dairy fat, although the risk was lowered when calories from dairy fat were replaced with calories from plant-based fats or whole grains -- 24% when they were replaced by polyunsaturated fats and 28% when replaced with whole grains.
According to the American Heart Association (AHA), consuming monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats instead of saturated and trans fats can improve a person's blood cholesterol levels.
The healthy facts comprises both monounsaturated fats (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fats (PUFA), which are very friendly to the heart and helps in reducing bad cholesterol (LDL cholesterol) if consumed in the required quantities even in diabetes patients
In particular, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, also called "healthy fats" or "good fats," are the types of fat that provide the maximum benefit for the body.
Polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs), which are found in plant-based oils, as well as fatty fish such as salmon, sardines, mackerel, and tuna, help people age more healthfully, according to research published in The BMJ, Oct.
Then they identified five "low-risk lifestyle factors": never smoking, normal body weight, more than 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous exercise a day, moderate alcohol intake, and a healthy diet (high in vegetables, fruit, nuts, whole grains, polyunsaturated fats, and omega-3 fats and low in red and processed meats, sugar-sweetened beverages, trans fat, and sodium).
"The data are stronger for oils high in polyunsaturated fats, such as soybean, corn, safflower, and sunflower, rather than those high in monounsaturated fat, such as olive oil," says Lichtenstein.
Good fats include monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats while the bad ones are saturated and trans fats.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI-NewsVoir): New published research shows millennials (ages 18-35) who regularly consume foods that contain polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs), such as walnuts, salmon and canola oil, may experience favorable changes in appetite hormones associated with hunger and satiety.1 Specific hormones in the body help control appetite.
"Mono- and polyunsaturated fats are the healthier ones that have more heart-protective benefits," she says.
New research shows that replacing just 1% of daily calorie intake from saturated fat with other sources of energy - such as whole grain carbohydrates or polyunsaturated fats - cuts the risk of heart disease by 6-8%.
good fats GOOD fats come mainly from vegetables, nuts, seeds and fish, and mostly fall into two broad groups - monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats.