Fat Notes





1 gram of fat = 9 calories

No more than 20-30% of total intake should be from fat (no more than 10% saturated or trans fat)

Fat intake

Total calories x .20 =_________ divided by 9 = grams per day

Fats- are solid at room temperature 70 degrees F or 25 degrees C  butter –meat

Lipids- are liquid at room temperature


*      cushions body organs

*      carries fat soluble vitamins

*      provide energy

*      regulates body temperature

Forms of Fat- (degree of saturation)

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