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Nutrition Quiz 3

Chapter 3 Lipids

Three Classes of Lipids in the body are? Triglycerides,Phospholipids, and Sterols
A Triglyceride consists of Three Fatty Acids attached to a glycerol
A fatty acid that has the maximum possible number of hydrogen atoms is known as Saturated Fatty Acid
The difference between cis- and trans- fatty acids is The configuration around the double bond
Essential Fatty Acids Are used to make substances that regulate blood pressure among other functions.
Lecithins and other Phospholipids in the body function as Emulsifiers
To minimize saturated fat intake and lower the risk of heart disease, most people need to Eat Less Meat Select Fat Free Milk Use nonhydrognated margarines and cooking oils such as olive oil or canola oil.
To include omega-3 fatty acids in the diet, the American Heart Association recommends eating At least two fish meals per week
Some examples of foods with hidden fats are Fried foods,sauces,dips,and lunch meats
Generally speaking,vegetable and fish oils are rich in polyunsaturated fat
Created by: belgerb