Contents

  1. 1 Introduction/Classification 16
  2. 1.1 Chemical Structure and General Properties 16
  3. 1.1.1 Total Fats 16
  4. 1.1.2 Saturated Fats 16
  5. 1.1.3 Cholesterol 17
  6. 2 Lipid Metabolism 17
  7. 2.1 Digestion and Transport 17
  8. 2.2 Body Reserves 18
  9. 2.3 Fat Metabolism during Exercise: From Adipose, from Intramuscular Triglycerides (IMTG) 19
  10. 3 Cholesterol Metabolism 19
  11. 3.1 Cholesterol Biosynthesis 20
  12. 3.2 Cholesterol Absorption 20
  13. 3.3 Cholesterol Transport 21
  14. 4 Function and Effect of Lipids 22
  15. 4.1 Fats/Saturated Fats and Physical Performance 22
  16. 4.2 Cholesterol and Physical Activity 23
  17. 4.3 Health Effects of Fat and Cholesterol on Diseases 24
  18. 4.3.1 Obesity and Diabetes 24
  19. 4.3.2 Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) 24
  20. 4.3.3 Cancer 26
  21. 5 Lipid Intakes 27
  22. 5.1 Dietary Sources of Cholesterol and Fats 27
  23. 5.2 Common Fat Intakes 28
  24. 5.3 Recommended Fat Intakes 28
  25. 5.3.1 Adults 28
  26. 5.3.2 Adult Athletes 29
  27. 6 Summary 29

References 30

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