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TYPES

SATURATED

UNSATURATED

SOURCES OF SATURATED

ALMOST ALL ANIMAL PRODUCTS
FISH IS EXCEPTION


SOURCES OF UNSATURATED

MOST VEGETABLE OILS
MOST "NUT" OILS
FISH
NOT TROPICAL OILS
OTHER FUNCTIONS OF FAT
INSULATION
MOISTURIZE HAIR & SKIN
STORED ENERGY

HOW MUCH FAT DOES THE AVERAGE PERSON NEED EACH DAY?

RECOMMENDED THAT 30% OR LESS OF TOTAL CALORIES COME FROM FAT.
DEFICIENCIES IN FATS
DRY DULL HAIR
DRY FLAKY SKIN
MALABSORPTION OF FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS OF FAT

TRANSPORTATION OF VITAMINS

PROTECTION OF INTERNAL ORGANS

EXCESSES IN FATS

OBESITY
VARIOUS CHRONIC DISEASES:
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
DIABETES, ETC.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SATURATED & UNSATURATED FATS?

SATURATED IS SOLID AT ROOM TEMPERATURE.

UNSATURATED IS LIQUID AT ROOM TEMPERATURE.

HOW MANY CALORIES PER GRAM OF FAT?

9 CALORIES PER GRAM OF FAT