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Major Sources of lipids
What happens when one gets too little or too many lipids in their diet?
Lipids are insoluble.
Lipids are used as drugs... like steroids.
They're good for you, but people eat too many "bad" fats, which may cause cancer or heart disease.
Lipids are good for you, but too much may cause some serious health issues.
It is important to avoid saturated fats as much as possible.
Protein begins to burn instead of fat if the body does not have enough fat.
It is good to eat unsaturated fats; they are found in fish, nuts, and plant-based oils.
Drugs like steroids are made with lipids.