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Currently, there are attempts to reduce the amount of these fats in prepared foods, but they are still a significant energy source in the Western diet due to the consumption of hydrogenated vegetable oils,35 and therefore should be mentioned in this section. 39,40 The effects on wound healing by this class of fatty acids are currently unknown. Glucose and fatty acids are the main oxidative fuels in the body and account for a majority of oxidative metabolism. There are still many questions that need to be answered about the interaction of glucose and fatty acid metabolism, especially the differences that may exist between the resting and exercise states.

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Inflammation persisting beyond this initial period is considered to be chronic89 and may be due to foreign material in the wound or sepsis. In the next stage of healing (proliferative or fibroblastic phase), there is reepithelialization (for cutaneous wounds), neovascularization, and production of connective tissue fibers by fibroblasts. This stage may last up to 1 month, but again, this may be shorter or longer depending upon the nature of the wound.

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