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Flashcards in Dietary Fats Deck (15):
1

Which is the bad kind of omega acid?

Omega-6 (you need to process a lot of corn to get this)

2

The relationship between cholesterol intake and serum cholesterol level is ____________.

almost completely fat – meaning the amount of cholesterol intake does not affect the serum level very much

3

Animal studies show that intake of _____________ correlates well with development of stenosis.

saturated fat

4

Studies have shown that low carb diets lead to loss of _______________, while low fat diets lead to _______________.

glycogen weight; fat weight

5

The main difference that comparison studies have shown between different diets is that _____________ is best for weight loss.

adherence to the diet (not the type of diet)

6

The most powerful predictor of diabetes development is ______________.

positive energy balance

7

What does olive oil have in common with omega fatty acids?

They're both 18 carbons.

8

Fatty acids with double bonds are named for the carbon that ____________.

has the double in relation to the methyl terminus

9

Nut oils typically contain fatty acids that are ___________.

long and highly unsaturated

10

Benechol contains _________.

plant sterols that inhibit LDL uptake (can lower by 10%)

11

Some research shows that diets high in ______ fat may lead to insulin resistance.

saturated

12

Saturated fats have been shown to lead to _____________.

atherosclerosis

13

The most emphasized aspect of the new dietary guidelines released in 2015 is ___________.

that saturated fat should account for no more than 10% of daily caloric intake

14

Cholesterol intake should not exceed _________ per day.

300 mg

15

Saturated fat has the most deleterious effect, followed by _________________.

trans fat and then omega-6

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