monounsaturated fatty acid

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an unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has one double or triple valence bond per molecule

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High monounsaturated fatty acids, antioxidant and other non-lipid content make unrefined avocado oil a food comparable to high-quality extra virgin olive oil.
These traits are believed to be associated with the rate of meat oxidation after slaughtering and during meat processing [1], Investigation of fatty acid composition in Duroc pigs showed that saturated fatty acid (SFA) and monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) were highly heritable with genetic estimates of 0.50 to 0.57 while polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) moderately with 0.25 to 0.46 [2].
Animal fats may often be high in saturated fatty acids, although they are good sources of monounsaturated fatty acids, albeit very poor sources of EPA and DHA (Ikonomou et al., 2007, Friesen et al., 2008, Strobel, Jahreis, & Kuhnt, 2012).
Kokkinos et al., "A diet rich in monounsaturated fatty acids improves the lipid profile of mice previously on a diet rich in saturated fatty acids," Angiology, vol.
Conclusion: Monounsaturated fatty acids enriched extra virgin olive oil can significantly improve glycemic status and serum insulin in diabetic rats.
Likewise, monounsaturated fatty acids dominated over polyunsaturated ones.
First, lipids serve as energy reserves, generally stored as saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids, are deployed in development, hibernation and locomotion.
Saturated fat and monounsaturated fatty acids are synthesized in the body and, as expected, did not show good correlations with diet [Spearman r = -0.02 (P = 0.43) for saturated fat; r = -0.08 (P = 0.01) for monounsaturated fatty acids].
Monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA), which is rich in hazelnut oil, is known to decrease low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels and decrease the risk of CHD.
About 80% of olive oil is a monounsaturated fatty acid (oleic acid).
"The interesting thing about olive oil is that it's rich in oleic acid, which is a monounsaturated fatty acid," Dr.
Monounsaturated fatty acid intakes that came from a general mix of animal and plant origins did not reveal any significant risk reduction for all-cause mortality, cardiovascular events, or stroke.
The total fatty acids were determined for both the species in which findings suggested that polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) was more than saturated fatty acid (SFA) and monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA).
Abbreviations: LA (linoleic acid), LNA (alpha linolenic acid), AA (arachidonic acid), EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), MUFA (monounsaturated fatty acid), SFA (saturated fatty acid), PUFA (polyunsaturated fatty acid), n-6 (omega-6), n-3 (omega-3).