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what are saturated fats
most animal fats contain all of the hydrogen ions possible in the molecule and are usually solid at room temp. coconut, palm kernel, and palm oils
visible fats
easy to identify butter, margarine, oil, lard, shortening, bacon, salt pork, fat around beef
invisible fats
egg yolks, whle milk, and whold milk products, cheeses, nuts, seeds, olives, avacados, many deserts and baked goods
unsaturated fats
are missing a hydrogen ion at one or more places in the molecule and tend to be soft or liquid at room temp
what are the 3 essential fatty acids
linolic, linolenic, arachidonic
fatty acids are found
veg oil, eggs yolk and poultry
% of fat in diet
25-30 %
figure for fats in diet
cal per day / 4 to get 25% then / by 9 for g/day
kcals of fat are
what are proteins made up of
carbon,hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen
what to proteins do for body
build, repair, and maintain body tissue.
what are the basic building material for protein
amino acids
what is a complete protein
contains all 9 essential amino acids
where does digestion of protein begin
in the stomache with hydrochloric acid
where does most of protein digestion take place
in small intestines