One of the macronutrients. Fat contains nine calories per gram; it has the most calories of MI the macronutrients. There are two types of fat-saturated ""bad"" fat and unsaturated ""good"" fat.

digestible food components such as butter, lard, and oils composed of fatty acids. All kinds of fats provide nine calories per gram.

compare protein

and carbohydrate

see also medium-chain triglycerides

hydrogenated fats

saturated fats

unsaturated fats

polyunsaturated fats

monounsaturated fats