Fat is a source of energy
Fat is the most energy dense macronutrient, and it is also easily stored and transported within the body. The body can store unlimited amounts of fat.
Fat forms the primary component of cell membrance
Cell membrances are partly composed of a specific type of fat called phospholipids.
Fat insulates the body from extremes of temperature
Fat can protect vital organs by providing a cushion layer in cold environments
Fat can keep you full for longer
Eating more fat dramatically increases satiety levels. Therefore you can eat less yet feel more satisfied in the process
Fat is a crucial player in managing inflammation
The fat found in fish contains the essential omega 3 fatty acids, which provide health and performance benefits due to their highly anti-inflammatory properties.