Polyunsaturated

Definition of Polyunsaturated:

Polyunsaturated fats or oils.  Originate from vegetables and are liquid at room temperature.  These oils are a good source of the unsaturated fatty acids.  They include flaxseed with added vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), sunflower oil, safflower oil, and primrose oil.

Topics Related to Polyunsaturated

Alcohol-related Problems

...relationship to EFA (Essential Fatty Acid) Type 3 Requirement
Polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid deficiency may contribute to depressive symptoms in alcoholism, multiple sclerosis and postpartum depression...”

Coronary Disease / Heart Attack

...relationship to EFA (Essential Fatty Acid) Type 3 Requirement
“...They found that the patients who ate more fish had higher levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fats in their blood cell membranes and in their fat cells...”
...recommendation Essential Fatty Acids
“...They found that the patients who ate more fish had higher levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fats in their blood cell membranes and in their fat cells...”
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EFA (Essential Fatty Acid) Type 3 Requirement

...our question about Postpartum depression
Polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid deficiency may contribute to depressive symptoms in alcoholism, multiple sclerosis and postpartum depression...”

Essential Fatty Acids

...as a treatment
“...LA is abundant in polyunsaturated safflower, sunflower and corn oils...”

Fatty Acids

...related topic
“...Depending on the number and arrangement of these atoms, fatty acids are classified as either saturated, polyunsaturated, or monounsaturated...”

Fried Foods Avoidance

...as a treatment
“...It is best not to fry with polyunsaturated oils such as corn, safflower or sunflower oil...”

GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid)

...as a treatment
“...Now it is making a comeback for some of the same medicinal uses: borage oil is one of the three major supplemental sources of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a polyunsaturated fat that is used to treat a number of conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, eczema, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...”

Hepatitis

...recommendation Lecithin / Choline
“...Use of polyunsaturated phosphatidylcholine in HBsAg negative chronic active hepatitis: Results of prospective double-blind controlled trial...”
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Low/Decreased Fat Diet

...as a treatment
“...The ones that are best for you are monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which come from plant sources like peanuts and olives...”

Lung Cancer

...our question about Omega-6 oil intake
“...Lung cancer was not so much of a problem for smokers until polyunsaturated oils such as corn, safflower and sunflower were added to the diet during the 1950s in the United States...”

Parasite Infection

...recommendation Wormwood
“...The most active ingredient, artemisinin, is a potent prooxidant whose activity is enhanced by polyunsaturated fats such as cod liver oil and antagonized by vitamin E...”

Silicon / Silica

...as a treatment
“...chocolate (cocoa), inorganic mineral water (tap, well, spring), polluted air, refined sugar and refined sugar substitutes, overcooking foods, dairy products, refined and processed foods, polyunsaturated fats, radiation exposure, microwaving foods, synthetic estrogen, birth control pills, most all drug medications...”

Tendency Toward Postpartum Depression

...the condition
“...Long chain polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid deficiency may contribute to depressive symptoms in alcoholism, multiple sclerosis and postpartum depression...”

Unsaturated Fats

...related topic
“In foods, fats missing hydrogen atoms in specific places on the fatty acid molecule; depending on the number of missing atoms, these fats are classified as either monounsaturated or polyunsaturated...”

Weight Loss

...as a treatment
“...their fat consumption to 25-35% or less of their total calorie intake, with saturated fats accounting for only about 10% of intake and being comprised of equal amounts of monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fats – that is, more vegetable-source fats...”
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