More of healthy foodAny type of oil or fat will help the body absorb fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K), and make sex hormones. But moderating intake of fat in general, and some types in particular, is important.
The general advice is that fats and oils should make up no more than about 33 per cent of our daily calorie intake. For men, that’s 95g, for women 70g. In terms of oil, it’s 7 tablespoons for a man, 5 for a woman.