Last week's poll was "Which of the following nutrients is the LEAST important? The correct answer is............... FATS! Although fats are part of the 4 major nutrients it can cause numerous problems if a person's body fat is beyond the normal limit but at the same time it also has a lot of uses in our body.
Functions of FATS:
1. Insulating material for the body. (Keep warm)
2. Mixes with vitamins so the body can absorb it.
3. Acts as a cushioning material for the body.
4. Contains a large amount of energy.