Fats


Adipose Tissue

Adipose Tissue is fat storing tissue in the body, made up of adipocytes, which makes up about 90% of the fat in the body mostly in the subcutaneous deposits.

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Adipocytes

Adipocytes are fat cells or lipocytes. These cells are specialized in the synthesis and storage of fat in the body. The primary role of adipocytes is to maintain proper energy balance in the body by storing calories in the form of fat (lipids) so as to be used when needed by the body.

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Food Oil Fatty Acid Content List: Saturated, Monounsaturated and Polyunsaturated

These charts give the relative amounts of saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fatty acids found in common the common food oils.

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