Polyunsaturated fat

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Polyunsaturated fats are fats that are usually found in items like fatty fish, nuts, and vegetable oils. Such items are typically found to be liquid at room temperature.

Chemistry[change | change source]

Polyunsaturated fats are long-chain organic compounds. Their molecules has more than one double bonds. The structure reduces the strength of the forces between molecules. This causes the items to have a lower melting point. This is why the items are usually liquid at room temperature.

Types[change | change source]

Omega 3 fatty acids[change | change source]

Omega 6 fatty acids[change | change source]

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