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7 Fats • Lipids - solid fats and oils – not soluble in water • simple fats - triglycerides - 3 fatty acids bounds to glycerol molecule – major storage form of fat in the body • Fig 8.2 • saturated fatty acids - contain only single bonds between carbon atoms – animal sources, margarine - solid at room temperature
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Unformatted text preview: • unsaturated fatty acids -contain one ore more (polyunsaturated) double bonds – plant sources - liquid • Transfatty acids -hydrogenated vegetable oils - margarine, deep fried foods – Initiative announced this week to reduce trans fats in restaurant foods in Canada • Compound and Derived fats...
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