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KIN150 Lipids

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KIN150 Lipids KIN150

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The notes include detailed explanation of lipids with charts and examples. There are details about different types of fats and how it relates to our health.
General Nutrition for Health and Performance
Eduard Tiozzo
Class Notes
Kinesiology, Fitness, Lipids, health
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Date Created: 02/12/16
Thursday, February 11, 2016 KIN150 Lipids - Lipids: chemical term for fat - contributes to texture, flavor, and aroma to food - contains 9 kcals per gram - preparation matters (deep fried/ grill/ boil) - Men (3-5%) fat minimum, average (15%) - Women (5-10%) fat minimum, average (20%) - Lipids Structure • a group of organic molecules, most of which don’t dissolve in water • triglycerides, phospholipids, sterols - triglycerides are broken down into three free acids and glycerol - can have sort/medium/long chain - Dietary Fats (4 major types) • Saturated Fat: can consume, but minimize (shouldn’t be more than 10% of the diet) - bio chemical structure: no double bonds between the carbon molecules - mostly from animal products - can come from tropical oils, but the chains are shorter so it’s good for the body - Increases LDL cholesterol if you eat too much • Trans Fatty Acid: completely eliminate (un-natural, made in food industries) - change bio chemical structure of vegetable oils by removing double bonds and adding in hydrogen - very bad for your body (raises bad cholesterol LDL, lowers good cholesterol HDL, increases triglycerides, inflammation in body, chances for cancer and heart disease) • Mono-unsaturated: good for you 1 Thursday, February 11, 2016 - has one double bond from one of the carbon molecules - 10-15% of daily diet - olive oil (omega 9), canola, nuts, avocados • Poly-unsaturated: good for you - Omega 3 (flaxseed, fish, walnuts),6 (vegetable oils) - consume fish 2x a week - EPA and DHA is in fish (omega 3) - flaxseed can substitute for omega 3 - has multiple double bonds - 5%-10% of daily diet - Essential Fatty Acids Humans can’t synthesize omega 3 and omega 6 • - What we usually have in our diet is 15:1 (omega 6: omega 3), should keep it 5:1 - too much omega 6 can cause inflammation, higher blood pressure, blood clotting - right amount of omega 3 will reduce inflammation, blood clotting, blood pressure - Trans fatty acids • hydrogenation: process of adding hydrogen atoms to the carbon double bonds of unsaturated fatty acids Check for hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oil (food industry will put 0 trans • fat it’s less than 0.5 grams per serving) - Phospholipids: main component for making up cell membrane - Sterols • 2 forms: - Cholesterol: found in only animal food sources synthesizes vitamin D, bile, steroid hormones (testosterone, estrogen, cortisol) • • consuming saturated fats affect cholesterol levels 2 Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Phytosterol: found in plant food sources - too much stress can use cholesterol on cortisol (stress hormone) and not on other more important hormones (less testosterone> less muscle> store more fat) - Need enough fat in your storage because • Vitamin A, D, E, K is fat soluble (stored in fat) • needs cholesterol for hormones (testosterone, estrogen) - Blood Lipids • Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) • bad cholesterol (contains more fat than protein) • promotes the formation of plaque (heart attack, stroke) • want to decrease • High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) • good cholesterol (contains more protein than fat) • reduces the risk of plaque formation • want to increase by exercising HDL: More than 60 Total: 200 LDL: 100 3 Thursday, February 11, 2016 Recommended Diet 4


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