The all-too-common phrase "if you eat fat, you'll get fat" (outright saying that fat makes you fat), has greatly contributed to the obesity epidemic in America. The problem is, if a person consumes less fat in their diet, they are guaranteed to consume more carbohydrates. Not eating enough healthy fats can for sure cause problems in the health of an individual, but eating too many carbohydrates (especially in the form of sugar as is the case with a standard American diet) can more easily cause weight gain and eventually obesity.
What happens when you have poor fat digestion?
Undigested fats (aka, particles of fat that have not been digested properly) have a huge impact on the body's immune system. In a healthy body, poor fat digestion resulting in undigested fats would not exist, but when the digestive system isn't working optimally, undigested fats can be all too common. There are several reasons