Lipids/ Fats & Your Body
- soybean oil, canola oil, flaxseed, walnuts and fatty fish, such as salmon, trout and herring corn oil and safflower oil
- beef, pork, lamb, butter, milk and cheeses.
- the consumption of excess amounts of saturated fats has been recognized as the most important dietary factor to increase levels of cholesterol
- Atherosclerosis is the build-up of cholesterol on the walls of arteries , which may eventually result in the blocking of blood flow
- type II diabetes
- Fats and oils are not polymers like carbohydrates and proteins.
- Lipids are made up of fatty acids and glycerol. The most common arrangement is found in triglycenrides.
F- Fatty acids and glycerol make up lipids
A-Atherosclerosis is an effect of too much lipids
T-Trans fatty acids are the result of taking a liquid fat and making it solid.