Updated: Sep 26, 2019
Fats are the 3rd type of Macro Nutrient your body needs to function... that's right our body needs fat.
Dietary fats are essential to give your body energy, support cellular growth, aid hormone and chemical regulation along with keeping our body warm and protected.
So there are 4 main types of fats :
Poly unsaturated Fats.
These are split up into these groups based on their chemical structure and physical properties.
Saturated fats are simple molecules that are typically solid at room temperature. Saturated fats mostly come from animal sources like dairy and meat.