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The Basics of FATS. FNL Unit 9 FCS-FNL-7 Student will explain the nutritional requirements of the middle adult years. Why do we need FATS? . Fats are an important energy source Fats belong to a larger group of compounds called LIPIDS . Fats are a subgroup of lipids called Triglycerides.

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the basics of fats

The Basics of FATS

FNL Unit 9

FCS-FNL-7 Student will explain the nutritional requirements of the middle adult years.

why do we need fats
Why do we need FATS?
  • Fats are an important energy source
  • Fats belong to a larger group of compounds called LIPIDS.
  • Fats are a subgroup of lipids called Triglycerides
fats continued
FATS Continued
  • Fats are primarily divided into three different categories – saturated, unsaturated, and trans fat.
  • All lipids contain fatty acids
fatty acids
Fatty Acids
  • Chemical Chains that contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms.
types of fatty acids
Types of Fatty Acids
  • Saturated Fatty Acids – is fat that is naturally SOLID at room temperature.
  • Unsaturated Fatty Acids – naturally LIQUID at room temperature.
  • Trans Fats – Fats which are normally liquid at room temperature, but have been chemically modified to be solid at room temperature through the process of hydrogenation.
essential fatty acids
Essential Fatty Acids
  • Necessary fats that humans cannot synthesize and must be obtained through diet.
  • EFA’s support the cardiovascular, reproductive, immune and nervous system.
  • Two Families of EFA:
    • Omega-3
    • Omega-6
cholesterol
Cholesterol
  • A waxy steroid of fat that is produced in the liver or intestines.
  • Used to produce hormones and cell membranes and is transported in the blood plasma of all mammals.