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Can lipids harm health?
While Lipids are necessary and valuable they are a source of energy, they can harm health
What are some uses of fats in the body?
Insulation, shock absorbers, cell membranes. It is the chief storage form of energy. Secretes Hormones. Helps dissolve fat soluble substances
Why do people like high-fat foods?
It smells good (Aromas), it tastes good (Flavor), its tender (Tenderness), its satiable (Satiety)
fatty acid chains lack double bonds; therefore, the chains pack tightly, solid at room temp and bad fats, major source is meat. "Saturated fats equals death"
plant products such as vegetable oil, nuts,m and seeds, and in fish. Unsaturated fats tend to lower blood cholesterol levels
How are fats Digested?
Bile from the pancreas emulsifies (Breaks it up) the fat in the small intestine.
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