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Lipids; Classification, Fatty Acids, Fats and Oils

Classification of Lipids Although the term “fat” is used for all fat and similar molecules in the colloquial language, fats and oils are molecules in the group called “lipids” in food chemistry. However, there is no standard view on classifying lipids in the scientific community. In general, lipids are divided into three classes. 1) Simple Lipids a) Fats and Oils; All of the fats and…