Will eating fat make me fat

Eating too much of anything will make you fat, but dietary fat itself doesn’t have any magic weight-gain properties. However, fat does contain more calories than either carbohydrates or proteins; per gram, carbohydrates and protein provide about four calories, whereas fat yields nine calories per gram. So the more fat you eat, the more calories you consume—and downing too many calories every day will put you on the fast track to growing a big ol’ potbelly. But in general we’re far, far too afraid of fat. It’s a fact of life and a crucial part of our anatomies. It encases our internal organs, courses through our veins, and provides a nice cushion whenever we take a load off our