Monounsaturated Fats

Monounsaturated fatty acids are molecules that contain one double bond on the ninth carbon atom. Because of this, monounsaturated fats are also known as omega-9 fatty acids. Monounsaturated fats are found in vegetable oils, nuts and avocadoes.

The Omega Comparison Chart breaks down the difference between polyunsaturated fats (omega-3 and omega-6) and monounsaturated fats (omega-9). See how the omega fatty acids add up.


Canola oil

Canola oil is a good source
of omega-9.