About Fats

Fats also known as lipids, are a vital macronutrients that play many important factors in our body.

They are composed of fatty acids, which are long chains of carbon atoms with hydrogen atoms attached to it

They can be either solid or liquid at room temperature depending upon their chemical structure.its caloric value is 9kcal which means 1g of fat contains 9kcal).

Fats are generally classified into 2 types

(1) saturated fats

(2) unsaturated fats

(1) Saturated fats

Saturated fat is a type of fat which is solid at room temperature in which fatty acid consists of all single bonds

Saturated fats are responsible for increasing bad cholesterol in our body if it contains in high amount in foods then chances are it will increase the risk of heart diseases & cancer in future

All kinds of fried & fast foods contains saturated fat like which are deep fried in hydrogenated oils and sausages, it can raise LDL levels

(2) unsaturated fats

It is a type of fat or fatty acid which consists of at least double bond within fatty acid chain. A fatty acid which contains one double bond with hydrogen atoms is called monounsaturated fats & A fatty acid which contains more than one double bond with hydrogen atoms then it is called as polyunsaturated fats.

It is basically liquid in room temperature & a healthy which this type of fat is responsible for raising good & healthy cholestrol level in our body which reduces bad cholesterol in our fat it helps to reduce obesity, strengthen our immune system

Foods which contai unsaturated fats include avocado, nuts , olive oils & vegetable oils such as canola. Meat products contain both saturated and unsaturated fats

In conclusion fats is necessary & essential in our diet that’s why you should increase the amount of fats in our daily diet, fats plays vital role in brain functioning , secretion of good hormones ,it reduces bad hormones & increase the amount of good hormone in our body , improves our concentration,sharpens our memory & increases our libido.