Tasks of fat in the body

Tasks of fat in the body Adding 1g of fat to the body is the equivalent to 9 kcal of energy. It is thus the most energy-dense nutrient, as proteins and carbohydrates bring only 4.1 kcal per gram. In addition, carbohydrates and proteins are often in food bound to a lot of water and thus have a different volume. As an example, rice rises to 3 times its original volume during cooking, because carbohydrates can bind easily to water. Fat, on the other hand, cannot do a bond with water (hydrophobic or lipophilic) and is therefore in a more concentrated state in food. Fat is the most important energy storage … Continue reading Tasks of fat in the body