Sometimes, fat gets a bad reputation-and that's not right! The human body needs fats to stay alive and thrive. This engaging book helps readers understand why the fats in the foods they eat are important and helpful to their bodies. Attention-grabbing photographs show foods that provide healthy sources of fat. Age-appropriate text helps even reluctant readers learn about how a diet balanced with fats and other nutrients can support their bodies. Important nutritional lessons help reinforce key concepts from elementary science curricula.