Flashcards in Chapter 6 Deck (20):
Lard, butter, and cream are rich sources of
saturated fatty acids.
Low-density lipoproteins (LDL) are the principal transport vehicle for _______ in the blood.
Which of the following lipids is a precursor for estrogen and bile
of the following are ways in which fatty acids can differ from one another EXCEPT
average number of calories per gram.
In the Mediterranean Diet, the majority of fat in the diet is supplied by
olive oil and olives.
Which of the following groups of foods would contribute a substantial amount of monounsaturated fatty acids to the diet?
olive oil, peanuts and almonds
The main difference between fats and oils is that fats are
solid at room temperature.
Monounsaturated fatty acids
are liquid at room temperature.
have one double bond in the fatty acid chain.
lower cholesterol. All of these responses are correct.
Ergosterol is a type of sterol found in
A fatty acid with 10 carbons will be absorbed via the
the portal system.
not essential in the diet; the human body can synthesize it. Incorrect
not found in foods of plant origin.
an important part of human cell membranes and is necessary to make some hormones.
All of these choices are correct.
Lipids with high saturated fatty acid content are ____________ at room temperature.
Phospholipids consist of
glycerol, two fatty acids, and phosphate
Which essential fatty acid is responsible for lowering the risk of coronary heart disease?
Some fat is necessary in our diets
to increase the palatability of foods.
as a carrier of fat-soluble vitamins.
to provide essential fatty acids.
All of these responses are correct.
Oxidized LDL in the blood is picked up by
Lipoproteins are important for
transport of fats in the blood and lymphatic system.
Fat digestion begins in the
Alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid are classified as _________ fatty acids.