By: Joshua McKissick
Major Sources of Fat
Interesting Facts about Fats
Fat is a compound found in food. It is one of three types of energy that the human body uses.
Trans fat adds texture and flavor to food, they are usually found in commercially baked goods, fried foods, frozen foods and processed foods like salty snacks, donuts and chocolate coatings.
FAT ACROSTIC POEM
F-Fats serve both as energy and storage for the body
A-Adipose Tissue is used for storing metabolism
T-Trans Fats are a type of unsaturated fat that are uncommon in nature but became commonly produced industrially from vegetable fats for use in margarine, snack food, packaged baked goods and frying fast food starting in the 1950s.[
What happens if you don't intake enough fat?
- Dry, scaly, flaky, dull, or bumpy skin
- Dry, brittle, or lackluster hairs
- Soft, frying, splitting, or brittle finger nails
- Night blindness
- Confusion and disorientation
- Fatty food cravings