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saturated fat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nutrition
saturated fatˌsaturated ˈfat noun [countable, uncountable]  DFNa type of fat from meat and milk products that is thought to be less healthy than other kinds of fat from vegetables or fish
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saturated fatAs a result of this, the amount of calories, fat and saturated fat is very much reduced.If anything, increase plant protein and cut back on animal sources of protein, which are high in saturated fat.It also must be low in saturated fat and cholesterol.Many adults are fat because of the amount of saturated fat in the diet combined with a lack of exercise.They vary, of course, in the proportion of saturated fat.The popular belief is that saturated fat is animal fat, but this is a misleading generalization.
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