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Crazy Question for Mid-term...Please Help!!!

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Crazy Question for Mid-term...Please Help!!!

Postby chinapacolata » Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:02 am

So, I have this Biology class that is based on the human body and the mid term is in 2 days...Well I was studying (mult. choice study guide) and my professor is evil and super tricky questions that I swear sometimes list 4 right answers with no "all of the above" choice...Well here is a question like that...I need help...Thank you!

Which of the following would increase HDL levels in the body?

a. coconut oil
b. corn oil
c. sunflower oil
d. olive oil
e. all except a

so...In printed lecture notes from the professor it says that ALL unsaturated fats are in oil form and come from plants...Then it says that ALL unsaturated fats increase HDL levels...So wouldnt that make all of them but "e" correct? I'm so confused and frustrated!!!
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Postby Dr.Stein » Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:46 am

It seems that your post clones into two pieces so far :?
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Postby teenager witch » Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:29 am

I think the answer is E becouse coconut and palm oils are saturated and decrease HDL.
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Postby Dr.Stein » Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:46 am

Read this:

"Natural coconut oil, by increasing the good HDL cholesterol, may help prevent atherosclerosis and heart disease."

Source: MARY ENIG Ph.D. ON THE EFFECTS OF COCONUT OIL ON SERUM CHOLESTEROL LEVELS AND HDLs (http://www.karlloren.com/diet/p89.htm)

So? 8)
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Postby teenager witch » Wed Feb 01, 2006 9:56 am

umm.....maybe you are right
http://www.mercola.com/2003/sep/13/coconut_oil.htm
but my teacher told us when I took nutrion course that coconut and palm oils are the only saturated plants oils.
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Postby Dr.Stein » Wed Feb 01, 2006 10:08 am

but Enig graduated n got her Ph.D ;)
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Postby victor » Fri Feb 03, 2006 12:34 pm

That's why VCO is good..:lol:
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Postby Dr.Stein » Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:49 pm

Ahaha yes, do you consume it too? :) I tried once but stop it, it tastes like eeew :? ;)
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Postby Jwright » Fri Feb 17, 2006 1:15 am

the answer is E lol my sister had that same questions when she got the answers for her midterm
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Postby Dr.Stein » Mon Feb 20, 2006 6:55 am

Your teacher should read more and more :)
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