II  Fats II

Fats, which provide 9 calories of energy per gram, are the most concentrated of the energy-producing nutrients, so our bodies need only very small amounts


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Ghee, oils, whole-milk products,oils likeVegetable oils, corn, safflower, soybean, and sunflower, nuts, peanut butter,meat, fish, poultry, eggs, fruits like olives and avocados.

Fats play an important role in building the membranes that surround our cells and in helping blood to clot. Once digested and absorbed, fats help the body absorb certain vitamins. Fat stored in the body cushions vital organs and protects us from extreme cold and heat. Obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes,

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