Facts about Fats

Updated:May 1,2010

Fats 101 Q&A

Fats - Small "Oil Droplet" IconYes, it does.  Dietary fats are essential to give your body energy and to support cell growth.  They also help protect your organs and help keep your body warm.  Fats help your body absorb some nutrients and produce important hormones, too. 

Your body definitely needs fat – but not as much fat as most people eat.