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Nutrition fats HLED

Arkansas HLED Nutrition Fats and Lipids

Lipid a family of organic bon caontaining compounds souluble inornagic solvents but not in water
Cholestrol a member of the group of lipids known as sterols: a soft waxy substance made in the body for a variety of purposes
Fats lipids that are solid at room temperature
Oils lipids that are liquid at room temperature
Triglycerides is made up of three units of fatty acids and one unit of glycerol
Lecithin a phospholipid manufacutred by the liver and also found in many foods
Phospholipids each has a phosphorus containing acid in place of one of the fatty acids; present in cell membranes
Sterols one of three main classes of dietary lipids. Sterols have a structure similar to that of choletstrol
Satiety feeling of fullness or satisfaction that people experience after meals
Fatty Acids organic acids composed of carbon chains of various lenghs
Glycerol an organic compound, three carbons long, serves as the back bone for triglycerides
Saturted fatty acid fatty acid carrying maximum numer of hydrogen atoms
Unsaturated fatty acid a fatty acid that lacks some hydrongen atoms and has one or more points of unsaturation
Monostaturated fatty acid conataining one pooint of unsaturation
Polyunsaturated fatty acid fatty acid with two or more points of unsaturation
Created by: Zmeyer