Fat is an energy rich nutrient, digested and absorbed by a tightly regulated process.The fat molecule is called a triglyceride. It consists of a glycerol molecule joined to 3 long carbon-chain organic acids called fatty acids.Fate of the absorbed fat: Can be used as source of energy, structural functions, and stored in adipose tissues.Though invaluable in maintaining health, dietary excesses may lead to a plethora of problems with potential to affect almost every organ in the body.The initiation...
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