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Dietary Fatty Acids

Dietary fatty acids are divided into three categories, saturated fatty acids (SFA), monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). In addition, they generally have an even number of carbon atoms and unbranched structures.

Dietary fatty acids are divided into three categories, saturated fatty acids (SFA), monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). In addition, they generally have an even number of carbon atoms and unbranched structures. Download this Infographic to learn about the SFAs, MUFAs and PUFAs that are common in foods and nutritionally important.

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