Essays Tagged: "Fat"


s cholesterol.The organic compound of lipids have many similarities. They are almost always greasy, fatty, oily, or waxy. They do not dissolve in water, but they do in other organic solvents. This is ... wash of because it seems to repel the water.You can find lipids in many places. They are usually in fatty foods like butter, salad dressing, and cooking oils. They can also be found inside of animals ...

(2 pages) 68 0 2.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

quick assignment on the digestive system and how the different types of foods eg protein,carbohydrates ect are broken down in the body.

ored in the rectum until it is released through the anus about 24 hrs after the food has been eaten.Fats & Oils: The physical digestion of fats & oils occurs when the teeth break down the larg ... oils occurs when the teeth break down the larger pieces into smaller ones. From then on the rest of fat digestion occurs in the small intestine. Bile is made in the liver and stored in the gall bladde ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Dieting myths.

t is recommended you lose only lose a ½ to two pounds a week.Myth 2:Some foods actually burn fat.Answer:in truth no food can actually burn fat. A diet like the grapefruit or cabbage soup diet m ... e, you might lose a few pounds however most of the weight loss on these plans comes from water, not fat.3Myth 3:To reduce calorie intake it is good to skip breakfast.Answer:Skipping breakfast is never ...

(1 pages) 103 2 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Having the right amount of nutrients, water, and exercising everyday increases your chances of living a long and healthy life. Using the book "Holes" by Louis Sachar

your body needs. Some functions of water are that it keeps cells alive, it is a solvent, transports fats, transport vehicle, cleanses blood, lubricates, participates in chemical reactions, and helps r ... e dehydration. The symptoms of dehydration are thirst, dry mouth, dry skin, decreased urine output, fatigue, shortness of breath, headache, dry eyes, and abdominal cramping. Also if a person stands or ...

(12 pages) 105 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The discrimination brought forth to obese and overwheight Americans.

Fat discriminationI think fat people are one of the largest groups that suffer from invisible discri ... mong the worst offenders.Ever notice how often the character of scorn or the brunt of the joke is a fat person?For example, there is a Honda SUV commercial that extols the virtues of their new SUV - i ... driver, seeing nothing, asks "what you looking at?" And the appearance of this obnoxious driver? A fat man.How about the mortgage commercials? The buffoon loan officer who can't even get h ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Fat makes us fat

Fat makes us FatWe know that most of us know if you consume excessive amounts of fat will make us fa ... rue. To be able to go to a weight management program you first need to know a good understanding of fat and why this nutrient makes us fat. The amount of energy a particular food has depends on the ca ... ent makes us fat. The amount of energy a particular food has depends on the calories or quantity of fat, carbohydrates and proteins that it contains. Foods can either be made up of fats, protein, carb ...

(2 pages) 75 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Facing the problem of Obesity.

Obesity - the condition of being obese; increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat.In today's modern world, everyone is conscious with his or her looks. Everybody needs to be perf ... especially when it comes to their body.One big problem when it comes to physical condition is being fat. Fat people do not deserve much attention, and full respect from others. When you are fat, you a ...

(3 pages) 135 1 3.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The effects of a diet rich in saturated fats

Aim: To find out the effects of Saturated Fats on the human body.Hypothesis: That a diet rich in saturated fats can cause health problems and ... ich in saturated fats can cause health problems and the possibility of death.Definition: All animal fats, such as those in meat, poultry, and dairy products are saturated. Fast foods and vegetable oil ... ultry, and dairy products are saturated. Fast foods and vegetable oil are also saturated. Saturated fats are solid at room temperature. Saturated fats are the very unhealthy fats.Effects:Saturated fat ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Recommended Daily Allowance

he nutrients you need, and the suggested serving sizes can help you control the amount of calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sugar or sodium in your diet.2. One advantage of using the Food Gui ... uld consume are as follows:Grain group: 11Vegetable group: 5Fruit group: 4Meat group: 7 ouncesTotal fat: 93 gramsTotal added sugars: 18 teaspoons5. My typical daily diet is somewhat off compared to th ...

(1 pages) 54 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Soap of Your own

As we had no money to buy fat with when I was a girl, we made our own by rendering it when we killed an animal. We cut off the ... it in our big pots and cooked it until all that remained was the cracklings floating in the boiling fat. We drained off as much fat as we could, poured it into pails, and stored it in the root cellar. ... cklings away for another day when we would make soap out of them. The cracklings still had a lot of fat in them. In fact, the main reason we cooked the soap was to dissolve, or disintegrate the crackl ...

(2 pages) 21 1 2.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


Fats, or 'lipids' are like raw chicken fat, a greasy, yellowish substance that is translucent. At ro ... ' are like raw chicken fat, a greasy, yellowish substance that is translucent. At room temperature, fats that are liquids are often referred to as oil. In the body, they are stored in special cells na ... the body, where it serves to cushion the organs and bones and to provide insulation from the cold. Fat cells are everywhere in the body, however, they are mostly in the abdomen, upper arms and thighs ...

(2 pages) 27 0 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Olive or Coconut Oils? 7 pages of study notes on the differences between the two and which is better for your body

1) lipids: liquid & solids- Fats and oils are technically known as "lipids".- If a lipid is liquid at room temperature, it is ca ... .- If a lipid is liquid at room temperature, it is called an "oil.- If it is solid, it is called a "fat."2) Obesity and Weight- Obesity increases a person's risk: diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high ... es a person's risk: diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and some types of cancer- Fat also adds satiety to our meal--a feeling of having had enough to eat. Fat-free and low-fat foods ...

(9 pages) 45 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Are Some Fats More Filling?

"Are Some Fats More Filling?". Science News. May 13, 2000, Vol. 157, No. 20.At first glance to this arti ... more interested in the findings, since obesity is such a big issue these days.A study on hunger and fats was created to learn whether or not different cooking oil made a difference on how long a typic ... covery in this study found that if you substitute a monounsaturated cooking oil for polyunsaturated fats that you will feel full longer after a meal and possibly cut back on the amount of snacks later ...

(1 pages) 549 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

File Systems That Are Used With Windows NT.

There are two main file systems used with Windows NT: FAT and NTFS. The Fat system was introduced with MS-DOS in 1981. This file system is used in almost ... roduced with MS-DOS in 1981. This file system is used in almost all computer operating systems. The Fat file system keeps track of files in a partition using a file allocation table, hence the FAT acr ... , stored on the first few clusters of the partition. Each partition on the disk has an entry in the FAT that indicates whether the cluster is in use. In the FAT file system, a directory is a list of f ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Babe Ruth

carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, but do not dissolve in water. Lipids also include steroids, waxes and fats. Lipids in some cases store more energy than carbohydrates. When it comes to fats, the consumpt ... e cases store more energy than carbohydrates. When it comes to fats, the consumption of unsaturated fats is preferred over saturated fats. Lipids keep us warm, wax creates a highly waterproof layer on ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Effects of Dietary Intake on the Production of Neurotransmitters Related to the Onset of Depression in Humans

bsite, (2008), their most recent instructions on what a healthy diet should be is a low-fat, high carbohydrate diet. The bulk of recent "healthy diets" also consist of this high-carbohydra ... hydrate diet. The bulk of recent "healthy diets" also consist of this high-carbohydrate/low dietary fat intake. This type of diet is very unhealthy, despite what the previously mentioned organization ...

(9 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

What is a Healthy Diet?

uilt around four main components. These components are proteins, carbohydrates, caloric intake, and fats and cholesterol. All of these substances are found in the foods we ingest and play vital roles ... lucagon directs our livers to release sugar into the blood stream and also directs cells to release fat for energy and protein for building. The two of these together determine whether food will be us ...

(6 pages) 62 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Food Journal Analysis and Personal Diet and Activity Plan

Food Journal Analysis #3A person should consume about up to or less than 10% of saturated fat. Essentially saturated fatty acids contain all the hydrogen the carbon atoms are able to hold. S ... ntially saturated fatty acids contain all the hydrogen the carbon atoms are able to hold. Saturated fats are typically solid at room temperature, and they are more stable - that is, they do not merge ...

(6 pages) 50 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

The Scientific Method

84g) which would be about 9-11 shrimp. For this serving there contained about 80 calories, 2% total fat, of which there weren't any saturated fat. They also contained about 55% cholesterol, 8% sodium, ... % sodium, 0% sugar and fiber, and about 18g of protein. There was a total of 9 calories per gram of fat, 4 calories per gram of carbohydrates and 4 calories per gram of proteins.3. The total calorie c ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Soaps and DetergentsBy: Nicole Renzi Chemistry 102 Laboratory Section 24, Project 17 final lab report Instructor: Fan Yang February 27th 2012

ffective at conjoining with and removing dirt. Soaps are water-soluble sodium or potassium salts of fatty acids. Soaps are made from fats and oils, or their fatty acids, by treating them chemically wi ... . Hydrolysis, otherwise known as saponification, is the procedure that is used for producing soaps. Fats and oils are hydrolyzed (split) with a high-pressure steam to yield crude fatty acids and glyce ...

(12 pages) 4 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry