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They are created during the hydrogenation process
Which of the following statements is TRUE about trans fatty acids?
trans fatty acids
Which of the following types of fat is required to be listed on the Nutrition Facts Panel by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration?
They are found in meat and dairy products.
Which of the following is NOT true about essential fatty acids?
palm kernel and coconut oils
Which of the following foods contains a large quantity of saturated fatty acids?
lower intake of saturated fat and trans fat
What lifestyle changes can a person take to improve his or her blood lipid profile?
The process of adding hydrogen to an unsaturated fatty acid and creating a more solid fat is called ________
partially hydrogenated vegetable oil
Which of the following ingredients would alert you to the likely presence of trans fatty acids in a product?
Fat leaves the chylomicron and moves into adipose cells when ________ comes in contact with it, which causes the triglyceride to break up and be taken into the adipose cell
To facilitate the digestion of dietary fats, the gallbladder stores and releases a substance known as ________
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) currently recommend a reduction in dietary sodium intake to less than _______ mg per day.
Which of the following health problems has been associated with high intakes of fat replacers?
maintaining fat intake to within 20-35% of total energy
Which of the following recommendations have been shown to improve blood lipid levels and reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease?
Which of the following species of fish would likely contain the highest levels of contaminants?
monounsaturated, medium chain
A fatty acid that contains a chain of ten carbons and one double bond is termed a fatty acid.
C-reactive protein (CRP)
A nonspecific marker of inflammation associated with cardiovascular disease is ________
margarine made from corn or safflower oil
Which of the following is a rich source of omega-6 fatty acids?
Research has found the strongest association between dietary fat intake and what type of cancer?
olive oil and cashew nuts
Which of the following foods are rich sources of monounsaturated fatty acids?
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