Saturated Fats

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A saturated fat is where all the carbon atoms are attacthed to hyrdogren molecules. The chain is said to be saturated with hydorgen

The majority of saturated fats come from animal sources. Red meat, poultry, egg, dairy products, coconut and palm oil.

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tends to increase blood chelestol. it is solid at room temperature.

sources found mostly in meat and daily products, as well as some vegatable olis such as carrot and palm oils. butter is high in saturated fat, while margerine tends to have more unsaturated fats.


The Department of Health recommends that a person should have a maximum of 10 per cent of daily intake kilocalories from saturated fat.