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What are omega-9 fatty acids?

Grant Cooper, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Omega-9 fatty acids are a class of unsaturated fatty acids that can be produced from unsaturated fat and that are therefore not considered "essential" fatty acids. Mediterranean diets have a high level of omega-9 fatty acids.
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