Recent Examples of monounsaturated from the Web
Research indicates diets high in monounsaturated fats and antioxidants may lessen the risk of type II diabetes.
The diet emphasizes foods that are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, like olive oil and certain nuts, along with fruit, vegetables and whole grains.
Thrive algae oil is high in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and low in saturated fats.
Per serving: 360 calories (22 percent from fat), 8.9 g fat (1.3 g saturated, 4 g monounsaturated), 126 mg cholesterol, 40.3 g protein, 6 g carbohydrates, 0.1 g fiber, 141 mg sodium.
Yup, avocados are actually a fruit, and their rich, monounsaturated fats are just what our winter selves crave.
De la Vega could have been on to something, as avocados are now seen as a source of the healthy dietary monounsaturated fat.
Per serving: 141 calories (33 percent from fat), 5.2 g fat (0.5 g saturated, 3 g monounsaturated), no cholesterol, 3.3 g protein, 23.7 g carbohydrates, 3.6 g fiber, 14 mg sodium.
Per serving: 400 calories (26 percent from fat), 11.5 g fat (4.1 g saturated, 4.9 g monounsaturated), 108 mg cholesterol, 40.2 g protein, 32.5 g carbohydrates, 1.4 g fiber, 245 mg sodium.
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medical Definition of monounsaturated
- canola and olive oils are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids
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