2.3 Lipids

Lipids, commonly referred to as fats, have a poor reputation among some people, in that “fat free” is often synonymous with healthy. We do need to consume certain fats and we should try to incorporate some fats into our diets for their health benefits. However, consumption of certain fats is also associated with greater risk of developing chronic disease(s). In this section we will dive deeper into fats and why they do not need to be feared altogether.


2.31 How does fat differ from lipids?

2.32 Fatty Acids

2.33 Fatty Acid Naming & Food Sources

2.34 Essential Fatty Acids

2.35 Triglycerides

2.36 Phospholipids

2.37 Sterols