polyunsaturated acid

polyunsaturated acid

[¦päl·ē‚ən′sach·ə‚rād·əd ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
A fatty acid with two or more double bonds per molecule, such as linoleic or linolenic acid.
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AREDS2 further confirmed the effectiveness and safety of lutein plus zeaxanthin and/or omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated acid supplementation to reduce risk of developing advanced AMD.
81% of polyunsaturated acids, with linoleic acid being the major component.
15% are polyunsaturated acids, with linoleic acid being the main component.
The extraction process, even though it involved high temperatures, did not promote the oxidation of polyunsaturated acids.
Keep fat intake to less than seven percent of daily calories, and eat two or more servings of fish per week (but not commercially fried fish filets), which provide omega-3 polyunsaturated acids.
What are your key findings in terms of the benefits of long-chain polyunsaturated acids (LCPUFAs)?
University of Pittsburgh researchers found that people with low blood levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated acids were more likely to report symptoms of moderate depression, have a negative outlook, and be more impulsive as measured on psychological tests.
Fish and shellfish also contain omega-3 polyunsaturated acids, which cannot be produced within the body.
Says White, "As a monounsaturated fatty acid, the third type, oleic acid has higher stability than the polyunsaturated acids.
In general, eating some fish is encouraged for all women, because it is a good source of protein and omega-3 polyunsaturated acids.
As McNeill explained, "These fatty acids are very long chain polyunsaturated acids.
The AABM Team was awarded with a gold medal for their work called "Aquaculturized Aurofac" and a bronze medal for their project on "Production of Polyunsaturated Acids by Using Microalgae.