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Saturated, Monounsaturated & Polyunsaturated Fat: Dietary Needs

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All of the following are true, EXCEPT _____.

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1. Which of the following foods can lower bad cholesterol?

2. Fats are also called _____ and they are classified as _____ fats.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of bad cholesterol and how to lower bad cholesterol.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Gauge your knowledge of the following:

  • Term for bad cholesterol
  • Sources that lower bad cholesterol
  • Another name for fats
  • Effects of high levels of cholesterol
  • Fat that is not solid at room temperature

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related health lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how high levels of cholesterol affect the body
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify different foods that can lower bad cholesterol

Additional Learning

To learn more about fats, review the lesson Saturated, Monounsaturated & Polyunsaturated Fat: Dietary Needs. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify lipids and triglycerides
  • Distinguish differences between saturated and unsaturated fat
  • Review the differences between trans-fatty acids and omega fatty acids
  • Recall the impact fats have on the body such as atherosclerosis
  • Understand where fats come from and the recommended amount of fat that should be consumed in a healthy diet
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