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polyunsaturated

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to long-chain carbon compounds, especially fatty acids, having two or more double bonds between the carbon atoms. Foods containing polyunsaturated fatty acids help reduce blood cholesterol levels and include sunflower, soybean, sesame seed, and corn oils and cold-water fish such as salmon.

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  • adjective chemistry of, or relating to long chain organic compounds that have multiple double bonds; polyunsaturated fatty acids are essential to human nutrition

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  • adjective (of long-chain carbon compounds especially fats) having many unsaturated bonds

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Examples

  • Lactose only, lactose free, added long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCP), reduced risk of allergy to milk proteins and nutrition linked to nucleotides, taurine and oligosaccharides will be the only claims allowed.

    New Labeling Rules Proposed in the UK

  • Lactose only, lactose free, added long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCP), reduced risk of allergy to milk proteins and nutrition linked to nucleotides, taurine and oligosaccharides will be the only claims allowed.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is a long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid, one of the so-called "good" fats.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - January 1999

  • DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is a long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid, one of the so-called "good" fats.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - January 1999

  • In the search for the best fats for a heart healthy diet, trans - and saturated fats have long been recognized as undesirable and those that contain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) are preferred -- with no clear benefit demonstrated for higher levels of either the PUFAs or the MUFAs within recommended limits.

    Another Day in the Ketchup Mine

  • A fat molecule with more than one double bond is called polyunsaturated.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • A fat molecule with more than one double bond is called polyunsaturated.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Omega-3 fatty acids, also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids PUFA, are essential fatty acids, which are substances that the body cannot manufacture.

    Robert Tornambe, M.D.: Fish Oil for Your Face? The New Anti-Aging Phenomenon

  • ~ Fish, Seafood Better Than Olive Oil, Nuts Against Heart Disease -- Researchers have found that a diet rich in fish, seafood, and grains -- also called polyunsaturated fats -- is better at preventing heart disease than a diet containing olive oil, nuts, and avocados -- called monounsaturated fats.

    Speedlinking 5/4/07

  • Also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids PUFAs, omega-6 fatty acids are essential to normal skin, hair growth and development.

    FOXNews.com

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