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Polyunsaturated fat

A type of fat found mostly in plant-based foods and oils. Diets rich in polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) have been found to improve cholesterol levels, which can decrease cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes risk. PUFAs may also help decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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