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A monounsaturated fat is a kind of fat found in foods such as nuts, olives, and avocados. They are the main fat in olive oil. The group contrasts with, on the one hand, unsaturated fats. and on the other hand, polyunsaturated fats.
Types[change | change source]
Omega 7 fatty acids[change | change source]
Omega 9 fatty acids[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Note the pronunciation: it is "mono-unsaturated"
- "Essential Fatty Acids". Micronutrient Information Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. May 2014. Retrieved 24 May 2017.