Good Fats

Fat: Acts as the main source of energy for the body. Each gram of fat is equal to 9 calories. (Double that of protein of carbohydrates)

  • Some functions of fat:
  • Energy storage
  • For proper cell functioning
  • Insulating vital organs
  • Supply for essential fatty acids
  • Helps carry fat soluble vitamins
  • Consists of glycerol molecules (monoclyceride, diglyiceride, and triglycride (fatty acids))
    • Fatty acids are saturated or unsaturated:
  • Saturated fats are found from animal sources. Usually found in lard, whole milk, cream, butter, cheese, ice cream, coconut oil. (Saturated fats raise cholesterol levels)
  • Unsaturated fats are mostly found in plant sources and fish. Usually found in fish oils, peanut oil, olive oil, canola oil. (Unsaturated fats help lower cholesterol)
  • The most essential types of fat: Omega 3, 6, 9 also polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats.

    Average: 4.5 (4 votes)
    Bookmark and Share

    levitra Online DTJLK SDFG

    googlers's picture

    levitra Online DTJLK SDFG
    levitra DTJLK SDFG
    viagra DTJLK SDFG

    www.freeworkoutguides.com | Read our Disclaimer
    Related Posts with Thumbnails