Immunomodulatory Impact of Dietary Lipids

Editor(s): R.F. Grimble Clinical Nutrition Highlights volume 3 issue 1 , 2007

Summary

Dietary fats are important energy sources, but they also fulfill another major role by acting as carriers of the fatsoluble vitamins A and E. Fats also act as modulators of metabolic events, due to their ability to alter cell biology. This review focuses on the latter role of dietary lipids.