PUBH 1517 - Lipids 1 - Lipids Glucose to Fat Glucose can be...

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Unformatted text preview: Lipids Glucose to Fat Glucose can be used for energy or it can be changed into fat and stored. Triglyceride Formation Three Fatty Acids H y d r o g e n a t i o n Trans-Fatty Acids Studies suggest that higher intakes are associated with increased risk for CHD, cancer, & other chronic diseases. Have been shown to inhibit the desaturation & elongation of linoleic & ALA to form long- chain essential fatty acids. Major sources in diet: margarine, shortening, commercial frying fats, baked goods, salty snacks F a t t y A c i d C o m p o s i t i o n o f C o m m o n F o o d F a t s Saturated Fats in the U.S. Diet The Action of Bile in Fat Digestion Lipid Digestion and Absorption small lipids large lipids chylo- microns lymph blood vessels capillary network to liver to blood A lipoprotein Essential Fatty Acids Linoleic acid or LA (Omega-6) Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) (Omega-3) Omega number indicates location of first double bond from terminal methyl group Humans cannot create double bonds closer to the terminal carbon than C-7 Humans cannot interconvert omega-3 with omega-6 Omega-6 & Omega-3...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course PUBH 1517 taught by Professor Paula.goldberg during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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PUBH 1517 - Lipids 1 - Lipids Glucose to Fat Glucose can be...

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