hammesii produced substantial quantities of hydroxylated monounsaturated fatty acids which the researchers found strongly inhibited mold formation.
What does MUFA stand for?
MUFA stands for Monounsaturated Fatty Acid
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The total content of polyunsaturated fatty acids, monounsaturated fatty acids and saturated fatty acids remained unchanged.
First, in its 2009 opinion "Scientific Opinion on Dietary Reference Values for Fats, including Saturated Fatty Acids, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Monounsaturated Fatty Acids, Trans Fatty Acids and Cholesterol," the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA), established an adequate intake for EPA and DHA of 250 mg/day, based on considerations of cardiovascular health.
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.
Avocados contain lots of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin E, potassium and vitamin B6 They are also high in monounsaturated fatty acids, which can help to lower cholesterol levels in the blood.
Some fats are better for us - monounsaturated fatty acids (Mufas) help lower LDL cholesterol, the baddie, and increase HDL cholesterol, the good stuff.
As the proportion of monounsaturated fatty acids in sebum increases, there appears to be an increase in sebum outflow to the surface of the skin.