Match the Term to Its Correct Description

a) A blend of fats and/or oils used in baked products. If made from halal animals slaughtered in the Islamic way or from plant sources, it is halal. Otherwise it is haram. This type of fat is solid at room temperature. An example of these fats, if derived from animals, is lard, and must be avoided by Muslims. 1. Mono- and Di-glycerides
b) These fats are used to prevent water and oil from separating. They are found in a wide variety of products including baked foods, peanut butter, margarine and shortening. Their sources are animals and vegetables. Those from vegetables are halal, and is mashbooh (doubtful) when from an animal source. 2. Shortening
c) These fats are found mostly in seafood. Good sources include fatty, cold-water fish, such as salmon, mackerel and herring. Flaxseeds, flax oil and walnuts also contain them, and small amounts are found in soybean and canola oils. These fats are good for your heart. 3. Monosaturated fat
d) These fats are usually liquid at room temperature and in the refrigerator. Foods high in these fats include vegetable oils, such as safflower, corn, sunflower, soy and cottonseed oils. These are healthy fats. 4. Polyunsaturated fat
e) These fats remain liquid at room temperature but may start to solidify in the refrigerator. Foods high in these fats include olive, peanut and canola oils. Avocados and most nuts also have high amounts of this fat, which is good for health 5. Omega-3 fatty acids

Answers: 1b, 2a, 3e, 4d, 5c