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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Recent research shows that olive oil's potent effects are dependent not only on its monounsaturated fatty acids, but also on constituents known as polyphenols.
Thus, monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) rich diets are preferably encouraged for diabetic patients because of their beneficial effects on glycemic control and cardiovascular parameters in diabetic patients8.
In this study the monounsaturated fatty acids (nervonic acid and erucic acid) were high in T.
Unlike trans fatty acids and short-chain essential cis-polyunsaturated fatty acids, saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids in erythrocytes can come from both diet and in vivo biosynthesis, thus making them unsuitable as biomarkers of intake (29).
One of the diets included liquid foods, prepared in a laboratory according to a special formula, which were rich in monounsaturated fatty acids.
A reduction in the consumption of saturated fatty acids (SFA) and an increase in the consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA, fatty acids with more than one double bond) is encouraged, while monounsaturated fatty acids (fatty acids with one double bond; MUFA) are generally regarded as beneficial for human health.
Critically, avocado also contains a high supply of other monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA).
Fatty Acid Composition: The total fatty acids were determined for both the species categorized as saturated fatty acid (SFA) monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA).
The predominant monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA) was C 18:1n-9 (oleic acid), it was followed by C 16:1n-7 (palmitoleic acid) in all species, in agreement with S.
Oleic acid is the only monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA) in the Turkana doum palm nut whereas traces of palmitoleic acid are present in the palm kernel and coconut oil extracts.
Dr Menendez said their study was the first to report monounsaturated fatty acid in the diet cut the expression of Her-2/neu - 'one of the most important oncogene in breast cancer' - by 46 per cent.
Palmitic acid (16:0) was the dominant saturated fatty acid and oleic acid (18:1) the dominant monounsaturated fatty acid in eggs of both wild caught and conditioned broodstock.
This monounsaturated fatty acid may be the key to healthier corn products.
Oleic acid is a monounsaturated fatty acid credited with benefiting the cardiovascular system.
Palmitic acid was the most abundant saturated fatty acid and oleic acid was abundant among monounsaturated fatty acid.