Flashcards in Dietary Fats Deck (15):
Which is the bad kind of omega acid?
Omega-6 (you need to process a lot of corn to get this)
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
Animal studies show that intake of _____________ correlates well with development of stenosis.
Studies have shown that low carb diets lead to loss of _______________, while low fat diets lead to _______________.
glycogen weight; fat weight
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)
The most powerful predictor of diabetes development is ______________.
positive energy balance
What does olive oil have in common with omega fatty acids?
They're both 18 carbons.
Fatty acids with double bonds are named for the carbon that ____________.
has the double in relation to the methyl terminus
Nut oils typically contain fatty acids that are ___________.
long and highly unsaturated
Benechol contains _________.
plant sterols that inhibit LDL uptake (can lower by 10%)
Some research shows that diets high in ______ fat may lead to insulin resistance.
Saturated fats have been shown to lead to _____________.
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
Cholesterol intake should not exceed _________ per day.