3R1-HENRY-CALVIN-ALOYSIOUS-GABRIEL

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Biology
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3R1-HENRY-CALVIN-ALOYSIOUS-GABRIEL

Why are "good fats" better than "bad fats"

Drawbacks of Bad Fats-Raise Cholesteral levels-Obesity-Coronary Heart Disease-High Blood Pressure-Cancer-Eating Disorders-Atherosclerosis

Good fat-Monounsaturated fat-Polyunsaturated fat-Omega-3 fat

Bad Fat-Saturated Fat-Trans Fat

Benefits of Good FatsReduce Cholestoral levelsReduce risk of StrokesReduce risk of High Blood PressureReduce risk of Heart Attacks

Examples containing good fatsOlive oil Canola oil Peanut oil Sesame oilSunflower oil Soymilk

Examples of food containing bad fats-Whole-fat milk-French fries-fried chicken-Cream-Butter

"Good fats"Are fats that are found in plant sources and consist of double carbon-hydrogen bonds.

"Bad fats" are fats that consist of each carbon atom convalently bonded to as many hydrogen atoms as possible. (4)

Thus, we should consume more of the good fats as good fats have actual benefits while bad fats only have drawbacks.


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