Let's start with the difference betweenFATSandLIPIDS...LIPIDS is the scientific name for fats and oils.
FATS ..... mostly from animal sources & usually SOLID at normal room temperature e.g. butter,
OILS...... mostly from plant sources & usually LIQUID at normal room temperature e.g. olive oil,



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FATS -Public-health-advert-What-010.jpg





Would you do this?

Do you think this advert is misleading? (.. I do! Can you think of any reasons why?)





ARE THEY GOOD FOR US?????
Should we eat them?

FUNCTIONS
You investigated the funstions of LIPIDS/fats in class yesterday (30th Jan. 2014, then we discussed them together.
How many can you remember?





Are all fats equally good for us?

Look at the following 2 sources and see if they are saying the same things.

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What do the experts say?

CLICK on the link above to see an article published 4 months ago.