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fat in Biology topic

fatfat2 ●●● S2 W2 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]HBA a substance that is stored under the skin of people and animals, that helps to keep them warm 🔊 Rolls of fat bulged over his collar. 🔊 I didn’t like the meat – there was too much fat on it.2 [countable, uncountable]DFN an oily substance contained in certain foods 🔊 Cream has a high fat content.high/low in fat 🔊 This cheese is relatively low in fat. 🔊 You should think about reducing your fat intake (=the amount of fat you eat).high-fat/low-fat 🔊 a low-fat diet → saturated fat3 [countable, uncountable]DFC an oily substance taken from animals or plants and used in cooking 🔊 Place the chicken in the hot fat.4 → the fat is in the fire5 → live off the fat of the land6 → run to fat → chew the fat at chew1(4), → puppy fat
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fat• Place over medium-high heat and reduce by half, skimming off any fat that accumulates on surface.• Fry the potatoes in oil or bacon fat.• Scissor-snip the bacon fat at intervals to help it release its fat.• As a result of this, the amount of calories, fat and saturated fat is very much reduced.• Tea, margarine and cooking fat were rationed to 2 ozs per week.• Wipe off all excess fat and slice thinly to serve.• It had a nutty flavor and very little fat.• A portion of tuna packed in water contains 1.2 grams of fat.• A roll of fat bulged over his belt.• He added a side of potatoes that included some fat.• Take two chicken breasts, and cut off all the fat.• The simple changes reduce the total fat in the diet by quiet a large amount.fat intake• Furthermore, dietary manipulation studies have shown that high fat intake can increase faecal bile acid excretion.• Getting your diet right Reduce fat intake - to 15% of your diet or less.• So it is also the diet to choose if you have sensibly taken to heart the well-established benefits of reducing fat intake.• These foods will make up the calories they are losing when cutting down on their saturated fat intake.• Poly-unsaturated fats should constitute the next largest share of your fat intake, after mono-unsaturated fats.