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The Fat Group (And Eric)

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eric Xiang

on 24 April 2014

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Transcript of The Fat Group (And Eric)

Side B
benefits and harms
Omega-3 fatty acids
healthy and unhealthy fat

the only two fat that are not healthy is saturated fat and trans fatty acid/trans fat in which boost chances of developing heart disease by increasing LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.

Harms (Too much fat)
lead to weight gain
Fat is necessary for proper functions within the
Polyunsaturated fat
Increase the risk of getting diseases
High blood pressure
Type two diabetes

Excess fat can create plaque
Saturated Fat
fish oil
- lower blood pressure
-essential in the body
- cannot be made
Fats are a vital part of your health; they are responsible for:
Providing you with a concentrated source of energy:
Insulating you/maintaining your body temperature:
(You have to admit, it's better than wearing an ugly sweater)
Cushioning falls/impacts
fat-soluble vitamins
Vitamins A, D, E, and K

Trans fat/hydrogenated fatty acids
Scientists discovered that you could create a substitute for animal fats like butter, with nothing more than vegetable oil!
Unsaturated fatty acids:
liquid at room temperature
typically come from plant sources
turns liquid unsaturated fat
A type of solid saturated fat
This type of saturated fat is called
trans fat
, or
hydrogenated fatty acids
Trans fat is spreadable like butter & lasts longer than unsaturated fat!
However, trans fat...
the amount of the
unhealthy LDL cholesterol
(linked to cardiovascular disease)
the amount of
healthy HDL cholesterol
(removes the LDL cholesterol, prevents cardiovascular disease)
Fatty acids are necessary for myelin
The brain needs fat
*An example of beneficial fat
*nuts, oily fish....
*protected with antioxidant and vitamins
*solid in the room temperature
*dangerously rise cholesterol level

good fats: Avocado, Olives, Nuts, Fatty fish, Tofu...
bad fats: Butter, Cheese, Cream, Fried foods, Candy bars...
proper amount: 1,500 to 2,000of our calories per day is needed, which is about 50 to 145 grams of protein and 40 to 65 grams of fat is needed per day
Video Time
Here is a video about a woman who want to lower her weight........
One questions for you: Assume that is one of Shirley’s normal days, do you think she will lose weight? If not, please state reason, and try to give some proper suggestions.
Some possible answers....(from fat perspective)
exercise too leisurely
* Burn 100 calories , we need to maintain high level aerobic activity for the entire hour
Not all nutrition bars have
0 fat
, and they have tons of calories
Muffins include fat!!!
Some muffins have
trans fat
eat whole grain snacks
whole grain biscuits
whole grain bread

Should not skip the breakfast
*a person who has regular meals can keep off the weight easier
Should eat slowly
*eating slowly can help prevent you from feeling famished
make a target for yourself
Try some interested exercises

For breakfast, eat some whole grain food, low-fat yogurt, berries.....
*eat slowly, and have smaller meals
Vitamin A
: Keeps skin healthy + prevents infections + promotes healthy cell growth

Vitamin E
: powerful antioxidant + lowers the risk of cancer+ protects vitamins A/C + defends red/white blood cells + maintains nervous system tissue + promotes the metabolization of iron

Vitamin D
: promotes the hardening of bones and teeth

Vitamin K:
aids in the clotting of blood + maintains the calcium in your bones

Remember, you need fat. The trick to not
fat is...


Jack, Eric, Helena, and Melissa

Thank you
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