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fat in Nutrition 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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fatPlace 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 intakeFurthermore, 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.