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What are fats made of?

Glycerol and three fatty acids

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Describe what glycerol should look like

Each molocule of glycerol is attached to three fatty acids opposite the glycerol in the shape of a capital e

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What type of nutrient is fat?

It's a macronutrient

3

What elements is fat made of?

Carbon, hydrogen and oxygen

4

What happens when the glycerol and the three fatty acids are digested.

They get separated and are used to produce energy

5

What do you classify fats?

Saturated fats and Unsaturated fats.

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What are saturated fats?

Saturated fats aren't as healthy and they are usually animal sources

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What are unsaturated fats?

Unsaturated fats are healthier and are usually marine sources.

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Name some saturated fat sources?

Butter, meat, milk and cream, cheese

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Name some sources of unsaturated fats?

Sunflower oil, olive oil, nuts, polyunsaturated margarine,

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What are the functions of fats?

It provides heat and energy, it contains A, D, E and K cause they dissolve in it, the fat cells in the skin insulate the body and prevent heat loss, protects delicate organs and gives the feeling of fullness