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~ It provides energy, absorbs certain nutrients and maintains your core body temperature. (http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/three-functions-fat-body-3402.html)

* fats help in forming structural material of cells and tissues such as the cell membrane.

* Fats also carry the fats soluble vitamins A, D, E and K into the body and help in the absorption of these vitamins in the intestines.

(http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302088/functions-of-fats-in-the-body.html)

This is the most essential nutrients becuase it is in every bodily function, and makes up 70 to 75% of your total body weight. It contains more than twice the number of calories than proteins or carbohydrates. It gives the body energy to function. Its a daily requirment for your body.About 98% of dietary fats are composed and turn in to fatty acids. (http://www.editorsweb.org/nutrition/essential-nutrients.htm)


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