Fats in nutrition © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Fats in nutrition

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Information sheet:
Fat in excessive quantities can harm human health. Therefore, it is important to know which fats and how much are important and beneficial for human nutrition.

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2017-07-11
The information sheet answers the following questions:
• What do we need fats for?
• What are fats made of and what types are there?
• What are the health consequences of eating too much fat?
• What are hidden fats and what foods contain them?
• How can I consciously eat a healthy diet?

Information and ideas:
The topics of carbohydrates and proteins can be rehashed by the students in a similar manner with respect to their importance for human nutrition.

Using the following source: „Kalorien mundgerecht“, 14th edition, 2010, Neuer Umschau Buchverlag GmbH, Neustadt, and Nestle Deutschland AG, Frankfurt am Main
Information sheet
Biology; Chemistry
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school
Digestion; Fats; Metabolism; Nutrition
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