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What to Know About Polyunsaturated Fat

Unsaturated Fat. Unsaturated or healthy fat is liquid at room temperature and becomes solid when it is cooled. It’s good for your health. It improves blood cholesterol levels and reduces your risk of developing heart problems and stroke. Unsaturated fat is found in foods such as vegetable oils, nuts, and seeds. 

There are two types of unsaturated fat: 

  1. Monounsaturated fat or MUFA
  2. Polyunsaturated fat or PUFA, which is further divided into omega-3 and omega-6 fats

Source: WebMD

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