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Sports and Fitness Nutrition Exam 2
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How many fatty acids are part of a short chain?
How many fatty acids are part of a medium chain?
How many fatty acids are part of a long chain?
Why does fat produce more energy?
What is hydrogenation?
The adding of hydrogen to unsaturated fat to make it more saturated
What is satiety value?
The feeling of being full and satisfied
What is palitability?
The difference in taste
What is "plasma free fatty acids"?
Fat in the Blood
What is a "muscle triglyceride"?
Fat in the Muscle
What is a "Lipoprotein"?
When a fat and protein are bonded together
What are the types of Lipoproteins?
VLDL (very low density lipoprotein)
LDL (low density lipoprotein)
HDL (high density lipoprotein)
Which Lipoprotein is best for the body?
Which Lipoprotein is the worse for the body?
Describe a triglyceride look like?
Starts with (HC) after that is a (C) with a dash (carbon chain) in between them (22) above each (C) is an (H) with chain and at the end is a (COOH)
What does a glycerol look like?
What is a hydrophobic lipid?
A lipid that is water soluble
What is a lipopholic lipid?
A lipid that is fat soluble
_________ are found in both plants and animals and have a unique molecule structure that allows them to be both fat and water soluble.
What are some functions for triglycerides in the body?
1. Serve as an important source of energy
2. Helps protects the body organs
3. Helps carry substances through the blood stream
4. Enhances satiety value (levels).
A monounsaturated fat has one ________ bond in its carbon chain
A polyunsaturated fat has _________ double bonds
Two or more
How much fat is recommended in an athlete's diet?
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