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Describe 3 functions of Essential Fatty Acids

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Describe 3 functions of Essential Fatty Acids

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Essential fatty acids are fatty acids that the body needs and cannot manufacture. They must be obtained from the diet. They are polyunsaturated fatty acids and are found in large quantities in foods such as vegetable oils, margarine and nuts. There are two essential fatty acids: Linoleic and alpha-linolenic fatty acids.

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