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Polyunsaturated Fats


Updated February 15, 2014

Definition: Polyunsaturated fats are found in certain foods and can benefit your health by lowering cholesterol levels and providing essential fats known as omega-3 and omega-6. Certain foods and supplements can provide polyunsaturated fats.

Also Known As: good fat, healthy fat

Examples: Polyunsaturated fats are found in soybean oil, corn oil, safflower oil, fatty fish, and some varieties of nuts and seeds.

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