Why are fats important in your diet? People are often worried when they hear the word ‘fat’ especially when it comes to diet but eating fats is incredibly important.
- Fats help provide raw materials for hormone production and help regulate the function of several hormones.
- Fats provide crucial nutrients as fatty acids contain omega 3 and omega 6.
- They are also a carrier for essential vitamins and help the body absorb them.
- Fats also help regulate body temperature.
Fat is the nutrient we use most for energy when we don’t need energy quickly, such as when we are sleeping or pottering around the house!