FDSCTE 201 Guide for Lipids

FDSCTE 201 Guide for Lipids - The body can produce most of...

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FDSCTE 201 Lipids 1. What are the components of most fats found in the body? Fatty acid 2. What is a fatty acid? Fats are made up of a molecule of glycerol with fatty acids attached to it. 3. What is the difference between a saturated and unsaturated fatty acid? A fatty acid that is holding all the hydrogen it ca is called saturated. If 2 molecules or more hydrogen are removed they are called unsaturated 4. What is a polyunsaturated fatty acid? Fatty acids that contain two or more double bonds 5. What is the difference between a cis and trans fatty acid? 6. How can trans fatty acids be formed in foods? 7. What is hydrogenation and why is it done? 8. What is the essential fatty acid?
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Unformatted text preview: The body can produce most of the fatty acids that it requires. Linoleic acid 9. How does the amount of cholesterol consumed compare to the amount made by the body? 10. If cholesterol consumption increases, what happens to cholesterol synthesis? 11. What are the functions of cholesterol in the body? 12.Which of these functions requires the most cholesterol? 13. What are the risk factors for coronary heart disease? 14. Give an example of a phospholipid and describe its function in the body Lechithin 15. Why are antioxidants added to food? 16. Name a naturally occurring fatty acid...
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