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polyunsaturated fats

Acronym: 
PUFAS
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An essential element in our diet and includes a special family of essential fatty acids (which the human body cannot manufacture for itself) called omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. Like all fats, polyunsaturated fat is high in calories. Recent studies (2006) have shown diets high in calories and high in PUFAS may reduce the risk of developing motor neuron disease. Related Articles: - Ketogenic Diet May Prevent ALS Progression - Polyunsaturated Fat and Vitamin E May Help Reduce Risk of Developing ALS
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