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    Simeon Fat

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    to the analysis and studying of fat in the human body and the various forms it takes on. Simeons establish that the body has three types of fat. The first is structural fat which fills in gaps between organs, and as Simeons puts it, acts as a packing material. It helps protect our arteries, provides bedding for the kidneys and keeps the skin smooth and taut. Structural fat also provides the springy cushion underneath the bones in our feet. The second is normal fat which is our normal reserves of

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    The human body has a lot of fat in it. They can be stored in specialized cells called adipocytes.Their main function is to fill energy reserves in the body. These cells accumulate energy in the form of lipids which are released back to the body when energy is needed.adipocytes are basically small accumulations of fat that are encased by fibrous connective tissue between muscle and the dermis (deep layer of skin). When these adipocytes begin to store more energy (fat) than is used by the body they

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    Saturated fats include nuts, and in a recent study not only were nuts a good source of saturated fat, but they were also proven to improve lipid profile of inflammatory biomarkers. Participants from cohort studies has high risk for cardiac disease, but those who had a higher consumption of nuts and exercised consistently were more likely to have lower c-reactive protein and IL-6 concentrations (5). They ate higher amount of nuts because they replaced red meats, processed meats, and refined grains

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    Milk Fat Experiment

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    purpose was to determine if temperature has a direct effect on the formation of milk fat, and whether or not it effected the yield. Background Information: Milk Fat, more commonly known as butter, is comprised of different fats, specifically triglycerides. When using organic, unpasteurized milk, one will notice after sitting stagnant for a number of hours, the milk will start to separate within itself, with clumps of fat collecting at the bottom. This is because milk is an emulsion. An emulsion is

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    Fats and Oils

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    FATS AND OIL DEFINITION: Fats and oils, group of organic substances that form an important part of the diet and also are useful in many industries. The fats are usually solid, the oils generally liquid at ordinary room temperatures. Some tropical products, liquids in their sites of origin, become solids in cooler climates; in commerce these often retain the name originally given, e.g., palm oil and coconut oil. Chemically fats and oils are either simple or mixed glyceryl esters of organic acids

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    Saturated Fats

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    In the article “Study Questions Fat and Heart Disease Link” by Anahad O'Connor in the New York Times research was conducted to determine if saturated foods actually had a negative effect on the human body. For years, it was believed that saturated fats cause many problems to people. Health officials promote that saturated fats are unhealthy and cause problems like cholesterol, heart disease, and even obesity. Saturated fats are believed to have many calories and lipoproteins in it. Recent studies

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    Low Fat Diets Summary

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    low-fat diets.The reason the author includes this is because he wants people to hear him out and to understand why ,but also he wants them to choose their choices on what is good and what is not good. In paragraph six the author talks about Dr.Dean Ornish (an advocate of low fat diets) felt as if the study did not follow the participants for a long enough period to show how low-fat diets can affect health.He also felt the women that participated in the study did not lower the fat in their

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    Most fats are sorted into two categories; saturated fats and unsaturated fats. Saturated fats are branded as the “bad” fats and unsaturated fats are branded as the “good” fats, though both fats are necessary in the human diet. Saturated fats are found mainly in animal products and also in a few plant products. A few examples of the plant products include coconut oil and palm oils. A way to differentiate saturated and unsaturated fats is by its physical state at room temperature. Saturated fats become

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    Trans Fats

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    Trans fats are produced as a result of partial hydrogenation of the unsaturated fats18. Partially hydrogenated oils have been used in the food products for their higher oxidative stability and the harder texture they provide to the food product18. Several metabolic studies concluded that trans fats increased the low density lipoprotein content and decreased the high density lipoprotien content of the blood19 20. Other health effects of TFA include raising the fasting triacylglycerides (TAG) levels20

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    Trans Fat Research Paper

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    Fats give you energy and help you feel fueled after eating. Fat is very important to your daily functions such as walking or running and is required to live a healthy life. There are 4 main types of fat, they are saturated fat, trans fat, polyunsaturated fat, and monounsaturated fat. The worst type of fat humans consume on a daily basis is trans fat. Trans fat is a bio product of a process called hydrogenation. Hydrogenation is used to turn healthy oils into solids to prevent them from becoming

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