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Fat- Revision Notes

What are fats?
Fats are made up of the elements
Carbon
Hydrogen
Oxygen

Functions of fat,
Supplies us with a concentrated source of energy.
Needed for structure of all body cells.
Provides us with vitamins A and D
Body fat stored under skin provides us with insulation…

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Monounsaturated
Monounsaturated fats have one double bond on the molecule and are found in most
animal and plant foods.

Polyunsaturates and to a lesser extent Monounsaturates have been shown to lower
blood cholesterol levels and therefore help in reducing the risk of heart
disease.

It is better to eat foods…

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The COMA report recommends that we have no more than 35% of our food energy
should come from fat in food. Saturated fatty acids should provide no more than
11% of food energy. Therefore 24% should come from unsaturated fatty acids.
Altogether 35%
Saturated 11%
Unsaturated 24% 1g of fat=…

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What is a heart attack?
The heart pumps blood to every part of our body. A heart attack occurs when the
blood supply to the heart is cut off or reduced, The heart muscle dies.

Coronary heart disease.
Due to build up of cholesterol and many other factors Coronary Heart…

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Q4) List two sources:
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Q5) What are unsaturated fats?
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Q6) List two sources:
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Q7) What are hydrogenated fats?
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Q8) List 4 risk factors of CHD:
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Q9) What are the two main conditions caused by too…

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