Home Economics- Fat

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mshowley
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Home Economics- Fat
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2013-04-14 18:13:21
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Fat
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  1. Describe the composition of fats
    Fat is made up of fatty acids and glycerol

    These contain the elements carbon, hydrogen and oxygen
  2. How is fat classified?
    1. Saturated fats eg. rashers, sausages, butter and milk

    2. Unsaturated fats eg. fish, beans, nuts and cereals
  3. List four functions of fat in the diet
    1. Heat and energy

    2. Insulates the body

    3. Protects organs eg. heart

    4. Stores fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K
  4. Suggest four ways fat could be reduced in the diet
    1. Grill, bake or boil instead of frying

    2.Cut fat off meat

    3. Use low fat foods

    4. Use Flora instead of butter

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