Essay on Fats

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  • Characteristics Of Saturated Fats

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Obesity Is An Abnormal Collection Of Body Fat

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    In recent years obesity and diabetes have become one of the major challenge to Australia. Obesity is an abnormal collection of body fat, usually 20% or more of the total individual body weight. In simple words obesity can be defined as the cause of energy intake being greater than energy output (Energy Input>Energy output). Obesity is associated with increased risk of illness, disability, and death. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that significantly affects the health of human beings. The

  • Fats and Lipids: What Is the Difference? Essay

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    1. Lipids A lipid is a group of naturally occurring molecules. That group includes fats, waxes, steroids, fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K) phospholipids, etc. They are broadly defined as hydrophobic or amphiphilic small molecules. The amphiphilic molecules form structures such as vesicles, liposomes, and membranes in an aqueous environment.They are insoluble in water, yet soluble in alcohol. (Human Biology) Lipids contain carbon, hydrogen and oxygen but they have far less oxygen than carbohydrates

  • High Fat Diet Bad For Mental Health

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    Introduction For this assignment I am going to analyze the popular press article “ High-fat diet bad for mental health, may lead to depression” featured in Tech Times Magazine. During which I will examine their claim against the actual, scientific data in the Biological Psychiatry Journal. This analysis will provide insight on how popular press articles may misinterpret a study and spread false information to the public. Summary: Tech Times Magazine In the article the author, James Maynard, tried

  • The Fat Boy Analysis

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    The Fat Boy by Owen Marshall is a short story that shows how society in this text influences people and also highlights the mob-mentality of the community. The plot of the text is that the townsfolk bring into being a fictional personality ‘The Fat Boy”, whom they use as a scapegoat for their crimes. Despite knowing the truth the townsfolk blindly follow the mob, The Fat Boy eventually becomes a reminder of the towns folks conscience, therefore, to get rid of the constant reminder they get rid of

  • Fat Pig Heroism

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    I cannot deny that I am privileged. I’m relatively well off financially, I have no disability, I’m white, and I meet conventional beauty standards for the most part. Yet when reading Neil Labute’s Fat Pig, I found myself identifying with both Tom and Helen. As much as I would like to cast off the idea that I could ever do what Tom does Helen, it seems likely that I have. Yet, I’ve also experienced a longing similar to that of Helen. Which is why I must agree with what Labute says in the preface

  • The Consumption Of Fats Plays A Key Role On The Development Of The Fetus

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    During pregnancy, the consumption of fats plays a key role in the development of the fetus. A dietary fat is an essential nutrient that helps the body function by providing protection, fuel and absorption for cells, tissues and organs. The fats consumed are Triglycerides and the mechanism behind this process is for lipoprotein lipase (LPL) to break the triglycerides into smaller components. They mostly contain fatty acids, cholesterol, fat-soluble vitamins and other lipids that will be delivered

  • Trans Fats And Its Effects On Human Health

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    on shelves. This types of oil, PHOs, make up most of the artificial trans fats in many foods. PHOs are created by chemically altering the chemical bonds of the oils by adding hydrogen molecules to create a solid oil. This type of oil has a negative impact on human health and the FDA recently decided that PHOs were regarded as not “generally recognized as safe” for human consumption. Since PHOs are the main source of trans fats in American’s diets, they have been linked to an increased risk of heart