(Of an organic compound, especially a fat) saturated except for one multiple bond.
- Meta-regressions also explored the relation between change in proportion of saturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, and monounsaturated fat on cardiovascular events.
- Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats tend to decrease blood cholesterol levels when substituted for saturated fats.
- In refractory cases, monounsaturated fats may replace carbohydrates, but weight and lipid profile should be closely monitored.
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