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Saturated Fat

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One of the three categories of fatty acids that also includes monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats. This type of fat is primarily derived from animal meat, dairy products and some tropical plant oils, such as palm and coconut. Saturated fat is associated with health risks including heart disease and cancer. Commercially available foods that are high in saturated fat include butter, lard, suet, margarine, vegetable shortening, whole milk, non-dairy whipped cream, meat, cakes, and pastries. Most saturated fats are solid at room temperature.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 tbsp
Calories884
Protein0g
Total Fat100g
Total Carbohydrates0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium0mg
Sodium0mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 tablespoon
Calories158
Protein0g
Total Fat17g
Total Carbohydrates0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium12mg
Sodium755mg
Cholesterol0mg

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