For a long time now fat has been demonised and often banished from diets. Many of us avoid eating nuts and choose only low fat products like yoghurt and milk because we fear the fat will makes us fat — but is this really true?
To understand more about fat, the role it plays in our bodies, and whether it’s really to blame for our expanding waistlines, The Huffington Post Australia spoke to two health experts.
“Fat is important for many different bodily process. It’s important for the health of our skin, hair and cell walls,” Chloe McLeod, accredited practising dietitian and sports dietitian, told HuffPost Australia.