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What are polyunsaturated fats?

Polyunsaturated fat is a type of unsaturated fat from vegetable oils such as safflower, corn, and soybean oil, and from fish such as salmon and tuna. Unsaturated fats should be used in place of saturated fats to prevent fatty deposits in the blood vessels.
William B. Salt II., MD
Gastroenterology
Polyunsaturated fats include vegetable oils (corn, soybean, safflower, and cottonseed), legumes (including soybeans and soy products), fatty fish (such as salmon and tuna), olives and olive oil, canola oil, nuts, and poultry fat. It’s advisable to limit use of polyunsaturated vegetable oils.
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