The Importance Of Fats In Human Nutrition

Lipid is the most essential biomolecule found in fats, oil and waxes and plays an important role in normal body functioning. Lipids in our body mainly constitutes plasma membrane, organelle membranes, various transportation systems in the cells and serve as structural building material of all membranes. Lipids in terms of fats can be used as store house in the form of energy. Without lipid, food wouldn’t be able to digest and absorb properly. Fat is an energy dense molecule, containing 9 kilocalories per gram if it is taken in foodstuffs and fats provide the body with maximum energy which is twice than equal amount of protein or carbohydrates...( Read More )