Understanding Fats


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Fats are commonly misunderstood, and this interactive course cuts through the misinformation to help you better understand this oft-misunderstood macronutrient. We discuss the dietary role of fats, their structure, characteristics and recommended intakes, giving you opportunities throughout to test your knowledge and gain feedback on your understanding.

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Sold By: YMCA Awards


Course Objectives

Once you complete this course you will be able to:

o Identify the dietary role of fats
o Identify the structure of fat
o Identify foods that supply a rich source of fat
o Describe the different classifications of fat
o Describe the characteristics of fat
o Identify the potential energy value of fat in kcal per gram
o Briefly describe the metabolism of fat
o Describe the current dietary recommendations for fat in relation to total energy
o Identify the health risks associated with over- and under-consumption of fat
o Identify good sources of essential fatty acids and their health benefits


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Payment Options

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