Fat is essential. In these articles we get to grips with the world of fats and lipids to find out what they do, not just inside us and other organisms but also understand our dependence on fats and relationship with the world around us.
We need fats to stay alive. Explore the role of fat (lipids) in our bodies and the link with vitamins.
Lipids are essential components of membranes and even communication.
Summary of the carbon bonds in fatty acids and triglycerides.
Fat is essential for a balanced diet – how do we process it, and what is the link with obesity?