In last week’s Dear Mark I took up a reader question about trans fats. While we’re on the fat subject, I figured it was a good time to keep the conversation going and cover an email I got last week about polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). Thanks to Brent for this one. I loved your posts on.
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Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats are generally found in plants and are touted as healthy fats, unlike trans fats, saturated fats and cholesterol. Organizations such as the American heart association (aha) encourage people to switch to foods based on monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.
What Is Monounsaturated & Polyunsaturated Fat – Healthy. – Well, those essential fatty acids are all polyunsaturated fats. Maybe you’ve heard of them, too. Omega-6; Omega-3; Sound familiar? They are your essential fatty acids, and that means your body REQUIRES them in order to keep you alive and functioning properly. The same cannot be said for any of the other types of fat, including monounsaturated.
An unsaturated fat is a fat or fatty acid in which there is at least one double bond within the fatty acid chain. A fatty acid chain is monounsaturated if it contains one double bond, and polyunsaturated if it contains more than one double bond.. Where double bonds are formed, hydrogen atoms are subtracted from the carbon chain. Thus, a saturated fat has no double bonds, has the maximum number.
Why are trans fats bad for you, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats good for you, and saturated fats somewhere in-between? For years, fat was a four-letter.
· Everything You Need to Know About Unsaturated Fats. The Nutrition Team April 23, 2012. Overview. Fat gets a lot of bad publicity, but it’s one of the three nutrients (protein and carbohydrates are the other two) needed to provide the body with calories. In addition to supplying energy, fat is essential for maintaining several other bodily functions.