Fat Content

This category is about the fats (both good and bad) that you can find in food. Ask questions here about the fat content of any food.

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What is the function of fats and oil?

Fats and oils are used to fry foods and to add moisture to baked goods.

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What are 3 main functions of fat?

1. insulate and provide cushioning for body organs

2. provide efficient energy reserve (9 calories released per gram versus 4 for protein and carbohydrate)

3. participate in biochemical reactions as an intermediate

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What are the percentages for the eat well plate?

The percentages are as follows:

fruit and vegetables:33%

bread rice potatoes pasta:33%

milk and dairy foods:15%

meat fish eggs beans:12%

foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar:7%

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Nuts
Fat Content

How much fat do raw almonds have?

Three tablespoons of almonds have 16 grams of fat.

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Are pistachios high in fat content?

a very large portion of calories in pistachios are from fat. From a health perspective, pistachios are still relatively low in saturated fat. So while pistachios are very dense they provide a good source of monounsaturated fats that can help improve cholesterol balance and can be enjoyed in healthy moderation.

The nutritional facts for pistachios are:

For 1 oz.: 165 Calories, 7 grams Carbohydrates, 6 grams 0 milligrams Cholesterol, 14 grams fat, 1.7 grams saturated fat.

it de if they are natural

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Is there fat content in cocoa powder?

Yes there is. The amount varies depending on the brand.

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Pasta

How fattening are rice noodles?

Once cup of rice noodles has 192 calories.

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Why are fats very important in pastry production?

The fat, regardless of what type, causes layers to form in the product. This makes the product flakey or lighter. It also moistens.

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Frying and Sauteeing Foods

What are the 3 enemies of deep frying fat?

Heat, oxygen and time.

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What does it mean when you eat a lot but you dont get fat?

You have a high metabolism.

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What are the ways wharein fat deteriorate?

Fats deteriorate upon exposure to oxygen, heat, metals, and light. A lot depends on what sort of fat it is. Animal fats are more susceptible to damage from oxygen and metals. Vegetable fats are more susceptible to damage from heat and light.

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Is the fat content in a pecan higher than most nuts?

No. Almost all nuts are extremely high in fat, and pecans are no different. Pecans do have a very low amount of saturated fat relative to monounsaturated fat though. Deriving a portion of your daily fats from nuts such as pecans is likely a smart choice.

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How do you get rid of belly fat and thigh fat?

Short of lipsuction there's no way to target weight loss. You have to manage you calorie budget, eat less and exercise more to lose fat all over.

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Dieting and Weight Loss
Carbohydrates and Low-Carb Diets
Nutrition
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What is a lactose-free high fiber diet?

Well, it would be one that is free of lactose (no diary) and high in fiber (from fruits,vegetables, and whole grains).

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What is commonly called fat?

hydrogenated oil

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Bananas and Plantains
Fat Content

What fat content is there in a banana?

Essentially none. A medium banana has .4 grams of fat, of which .1 is saturated. Remember, bananas can be an excellent way to include fruit in your diet and fats don't make you fat- excessive calories do.

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Eggs (food)

What are the Contents of an egg?

Other than the egg shell,egg yolk and egg whites the egg contains all eight amino acids. Eggs are a significant source of iron,riboflavin,folate,and vitamins B12,D,and E. The fact that eggs have Vitamin D stands out because it is one of few foods that contain this particular vitamin.

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What must you eat to become fat?

Anything in sight

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Beauty
Calorie Count
Fat Content

Is 120 pounds fat for 5'1?

No way! I'm the same height and weight as you are, and i apparently look fine. So you have nothing to worry about.

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What is the effect of heat on fat?

Heat can alter the state of fats (triglycerides). The fats will become tough in texture. They may also become rancid in molecular composition. This isn't good for nutrition reasons, and may even produce reactions in some people.

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Frying and Sauteeing Foods

Can you mix deep fat frying oils?

Yes, different oils can be mixed in deep fat frying, but one needs to be aware of the smoke point of different oils. For example, olive oil is not used for deep frying because it has a low smoke point. Peanut oil and lard have higher smoke points.

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Is Pam no-stick cooking spray is a type of fat substitutes?

Yes it is so don't use a lot when you cook

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Chicken or turkey the most fat content?

a chicken with fat flabs

Answer Chicken tends to be high in fats and calories but is also high in protein as long you're eating the meat not the organs or the neck. Turkey has fewer fats compare to chicken.

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Peanut Butter

How much fat is there in a peanut?

14 peanuts = 8 grams fat.

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Name two animal and two vegetables fats?

Lard and butter are animal fats. Corn oil and olive oil are vegetable fats.

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