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What are Polyunsaturated and Monounsaturated Fats?

Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat are both unsaturated fats. “Poly” means many unsaturated chemical bonds and “mono” means one unsaturated chemical bond. These unsaturated fats are often found in liquid vegetable oils.

fancy oils

Tips for replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats


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