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Macro nutrients: carbohydrate, protein and fat. We get maximum energy from 1 gram of fat compared to other macro nutrients. Fat insulates the body and a layer of fat beneath the skin helps keep the body warm

No, that is because the body can easily store unlimited amounts of fat if given excesses. This will predispose us to increased body weight and the risk of chronic diseases.

When we want include fat in our diet, we must select the right ones. i.e a diet that is low in saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol.

In contrast, unsaturated fatty acids are healthy fat that we can use. For instance,

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