The Wonderdful nutrient Lipids

Jashayla Clinkscales

Lipids and its functions

Primary role of lipids in your body is to provide energy for muscles and protect body processes.They are essential for proper digestion and absorption of food and nutrients.The essential for proper digestion and absorption of food and nutrients.The lipids, linolenic and linoleic acid, are vital to your health; cannot be made in your body and must come from what you eat.They are used in the production of cell membranes and hormones,as well as helping to maintain vision and to support the immune system

"healthy" and "saturated" Fats

1.Nuts 1.Cheese

2.Seeds 2.Meat

3.Fish 3.Milk

4.Avocados 4.Butter

5.Olive Oil 5.Cocunut oil

Fun facts: Lipids are insoluble in water....Steroids are a type of Lipid....Waxes are a form of lipid....another word for lipids is fat

What if I Have to much or to little nutrients.....How will it effect me?????

Lack of this nutrient result in....

1.dry, scaly, flaky, dull, or bumpy skin

2.Dry and brittle hair

3.NIght Blindness

4.Confussion and disorientation

5.Depression

6.Fatty food carvings

To much of this nutrient result in...

1.Cardiovascular complications

2.Obesity

My poem

Lush

Is waxes

Protect and helps strengthen immune system

Intense

Dense

Sebaceous

Biologi.clc.uc.edu lipidlibrary.aocs.org Chem4kids.com