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Transitioning Chemistry To Nutrition – The Science Behind Fats & Oils

Students will understand the following:
That naturally occurring fats and oils are mixtures.
The relationship between carbon-carbon chemical bonds and states of matter.
The relationship between chemical bond strength, thermal oxidation, and how they relate to saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats.
In discussion, assess your student’s understanding of the chemistry of naturally occurring fats and oils. Determine whether they