PUFA alias polyunsaturated fatty acids are acids with more than one double band. PUFA are classified as methylene-interrupted polyenes, conjugated fatty acids, and other PUFAs. These fatty acids are unsaturated fatty acids. Examples of polyunsaturated fatty acids are omega-3 fatty acid, omega-6 fatty acid, linoleic acids, etc.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I just found out that I have high cholesterol. My doctors advised me to change my diet. But, they did not give any suggestions other than to avoid fast food and fatty food. My issue is that my diet option is already limited due to my food allergies (strawberries, melons... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First thing is that you should take medicines for high cholesterol and Crohn's disease. Also your BMI - body mass index is high which tends to obesity. Now your diet for two months under observation should be bland diet. A bland diet is a diet consisting of food... Read Full »