Definition of polyunsaturates in English:


Line breaks: poly|un¦sat¦ur|ates
Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪʌnˈsatʃʊreɪts
, -ˈsatjʊreɪts/


  • Polyunsaturated fats or fatty acids: choose a low-fat spread high in polyunsaturates
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    • What's more, hydrogenated fats - the only ones some children eat - take the place of healthy polyunsaturates, such as omega-3 fatty acids, needed for brain development.
    • Biscuits, buns, cakes and pastries, puddings, and ice cream could be taxed if they raised cholesterol concentrations but exempt if the ratio of polyunsaturates to saturates were more favourable.
    • This ‘iodine number’ or ‘iodine value’ runs from 0 for total saturation to nearly 200 in the edible oils highest in polyunsaturates.

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