Lipids notes - resistant to oxygen Phospholipids are...

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Lipids Satiety – satisfaction of feeling full Fats provide: 1. Energy stores 2. Muscle fuel 3. Emergency reserve 4. Padding 5. Insulation for organs 6. Cell membranes 7. Raw materials Fats cells are called adipose tissue Types of Lipids Triglycerides – three fatty acids and glycerol backbone Phospholipids – two fatty acids, glycerol backbone and phosphorous-containing acid Sterols – complex lipids, such as cholesterol and vitamin D Hydrogenation the process of adding hydrogen to unsaturated fatty acids to make it more solid and
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Unformatted text preview: resistant to oxygen Phospholipids are soluble in fat (fatty acid part) and water (phosphorous part) Sterols are large interconnected molecules (cholesterol and vitamin D) The body can manufacture cholesterol Not much digestion takes place in the stomach In the small intestine the bile secreted can make the fat soluble in water 98% of fat is absorbed only sickness will allow more fat to be secreted from the body...
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