Question 2

Outline the components of dietary fat (20% of marks).

Describe their possible metabolic fates (80% of marks).

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College Answer

Almost all candidates interpreted "metabolic fate" to mean absorption, digestion and transport of 
fat. Hence a lot of time was spent on this and little on the fate of fat once it enters the blood 
stream. The processes of neither beta oxidation, nor lipogenesis were not well understood. 
Ketone body production was better understood.