monounsaturated

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj monounsaturated (of long-chain carbon compounds especially fats) saturated except for one multiple bond
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Usage


In news:

Consumption of a meal high in monounsaturated fat was associated with acute impairment of endothelial function when compared with a carbohydrate -rich meal.
Olive oil is an excellent source of monounsaturated fats.
From a chemical standpoint, monounsaturated fats are simply fats that have one double-bonded (unsaturated) carbon in the molecule.
This version adds bits of velvety avocado, full of monounsaturated fats that can help lower cholesterol.
Olives and olive oil, a source of monounsaturated fat, which is protective against heart disease, and also a source of antioxidants including vitamin E , are staple foods in Mediterranean countries.
Conversely, since much of that fat is the heart-healthy monounsaturated kind, and avocados also are rich in other nutrients and antioxidants, it also appeals to people trying to look after their health.
The soybeans produce soybean oil with increased levels of monounsaturated fat while lowering saturated fat.
Studies show that eating foods rich in monounsaturated fats improves blood cholesterol levels, which can decrease your risk of heart disease.
Nuts are a good source of protein, fiber and healthy , monounsaturated fats.
Tossed with lentils , fresh spinach, red bell pepper and Mandarin orange segments, then splashed with vinaigrette made with monounsaturated olive oil, this colorful side dish is low in sodium and saturated fat and high in fiber and flavor.
Learn how to mix-and-match any MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids)—the Flat Belly Diet good-for-you fats—to make a variety of satisfying meal combos.
A panel of experts concluded that, while polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fats are the best replacements, a saturated fat is preferable to a trans fat in terms of cardiovascular disease risk.
Olives are a good source of monounsaturated fat.
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In science:

Phase separation of saturated and monounsaturated lipids as determined from a microscopic model. J.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
Phase separation of saturated and monounsaturated lipids as determined from a microscopic model. J.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
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