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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Fats

Word! Fats

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Fats

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Like carbohydrates and proteins, fats are one of the three main components of the food you eat. The body uses fat as a fuel source, and fat is the major storage form of energy in the body. Fat also has many other important functions in the body. You need some fat in your diet for good health. Too much fat or too much of the wrong type of fat can be unhealthy. Oil and butter contain fat. Nuts, meat, fish, and some dairy products contain fat, too.