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unsaturated

1. (of a chemical compound, esp an organic compound) containing one or more double or triple bonds and thus capable of undergoing addition reactions
2. (of a fat, esp a vegetable fat) containing a high proportion of fatty acids having double bonds
3. (of a solution) containing less solute than a saturated solution

unsaturated

[¦ən′sach·ə‚rād·əd]
(mineralogy)
Referring to a mineral that will not form in the presence of free silica.
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Conversely, intake of high amounts of unsaturated fats--both polyunsaturated and monounsaturated--was associated with between 11% and 19% lower overall mortality compared with the same number of calories from carbohydrates.
According to Ian Johnson, emeritus fellow at Britain's Institute of Food Research, the 'findings are consistent with current public health recommendations in the UK and elsewhere, and particularly with the concept of a beneficial Mediterranean-style diet, rich in unsaturated fats from plants, fish and olive oil.
Building & construction and marine are two major end-user applications of unsaturated polyester resins.
The building & construction and pipes & tanks are two major end user industries in the unsaturated polyester resin market.
Building and construction accounted as the largest application segment for unsaturated polyester resin in 2012.
Different dietaries consisted unsaturated fat acid 5% or fish oil (O), unsaturated fat acid plus antioxidants containing 100 units of vitamin E plus 50 mg/kg Zn (A) and saturated fat acid 5% or fat (A).
Consumer concerns over dietary-fat have led to the development of meat products containing healthier unsaturated fatty acids, such as oleic acid.
As long as it's not covered in batter and with chips next to it, they all contain unsaturated containing omega 3 fatty acids.
There are four main types of fats: saturated fats, unsaturated fats, trans-fats and triglycerides.
Those who were significantly overweight consumed low amounts of unsaturated fat - the type found in fish, olive oil and vegetables.
A Olive oil is a healthy choice because it is low in saturated fat and high in unsaturated fat.