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Comparison of the effects on lipoproteins and apolipoproteins of a diet high in monounsaturated fatty acids, enriched with avocado, and a high-carbohydrate diet.
c) MUFA = Monounsaturated fatty acids (14:1n-5, 16:1n-7, 17:1n-8, 18:1n-9, and 18:2cis-9,trans11).
1) CLA = Conjugated linoleic acid, SFA = Saturated fatty acid, MUFA = Monounsaturated fatty acid, PUFA = Polyunsaturated fatty acid.
The increase in the content of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and SFAs would also decrease the P/S ratio since the P/S ratio was calculated from the available FA data and their sum.
EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition, and Allergies (NDA), "Scientific Opinion on Dietary Reference Values for Fats, Including Saturated Fatty Acids, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Monounsaturated Fatty Acids, Trans Fatty Acids and Cholesterol," EFSA Journal 8(3), 1461(2010).
TSFA = Total Saturated Fatty Acids, TMUSFA = Total Monounsaturated Fatty Acids, TPUSFA = Total Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, TUSFA = Total Unsaturated Fatty Acids
For all comparisons (ontogenetic, annual, and seasonal) percent concentrations of omega-3, -6, and long-chain monounsaturated fatty acids were the most important for distinguishing between the fatty acid signatures of fish.
Dietary patterns were calculated based upon variations in seven possible nutrients related to AD vitamin E, folate, omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamin B12, monounsaturated fatty acids, and saturated fatty acids.
It contains monounsaturated fatty acids and is high in antioxidatives.
Results: According to investigators, results support the hypotheses that a high intake of saturated and certain monounsaturated fatty acids may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, whereas greater in-take of omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins C and E may reduce the risk.
Another enzyme that is upregulated under these conditions is stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 (SCD1), a [DELTA]9 fatty acid desaturase that catalyzes the conversion of 16:0 and 18:0 into the monounsaturated fatty acids palmitoleic (16:1n7) and oleic acid (18:1n9), respectively (6).
Previous research has highlighted an association between monounsaturated fatty acids in olive oil - much used in Mediterranean cooking - and lower rates of severe depressive symptoms.