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The role of fats in your diet and health

Lipids often get a bad reputation, but they are an essential part of a healthy diet and play crucial roles in human physiology and metabolism. In this blog post, I explore the functions and roles of fats in your body, shedding light on why you shouldn’t fear them but rather embrace the right kinds of fats for overall well-being.

1. Energy source: Fats are an efficient source of energy. They provide 9 calories/gram compared to 4 calories for carbohydrates or protein. When your body needs energy, it can break down fats, releasing a steady supply of fuel.

2. Nutrient absorption: Fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K)