Category: Healthcare & Medical
Fat is a nutrient in food. Like all nutrients, fat is beneficial if consumed in the right amount and the right types. It is harmful to eat either too much or too little of it.
Fat is the most concentrated source of energy, providing 9 calories per gram. It provides essential fatty acids that cannot be made by the body and helps absorption, transportation and storage of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Fat also adds aroma, flavour and texture to food. Read more