Chapter 9 Pt 1

Chapter 9 Pt 1

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Unformatted text preview: Carbohydrates •  Major source of energy utilized for many body functions •  Essential for the metabolism of other nutrients Fats •  Dietary fat •  Concentrated source of energy, essential fatty acids and Fat- soluble vitamins •  Enhances palatability and gives desirable texture Fats •  Essential Fatty acids •  Classified by size and number of double bonds •  Omega- 3 and omega- 6 •  •  •  •  Double bonds located positioned from the carboxyl end Components of plasma cell membranes*** Maintain cell membrane integrity, fluidity, and permeability Roles in inflammation and in immune regulation. Fats •  Most commercial dry dog foods for adult maintenance contain 5% to 10% fat. •  Poultry is the most common source of fat used...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2014 for the course AVS 201 taught by Professor Mallilo during the Spring '11 term at Rhode Island.

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