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    Differences between saturated fat, monounsaturated fat and p

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    What is the difference between:

    A saturated fat

    A monounsaturated fat

    A polyunsaturated fat.

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    Saturated fat is fat that consists of triglycerides containing only saturated fatty acid radicals. There are several kinds of naturally occurring saturated fatty acids, which differ by the number of carbon atoms, ranging from 3 carbons (Propionic Acid) to 36 (Hexatriacontanoic acid). ...

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    The solution provides detailed explanations for the differences between saturated fat, monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat.