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Aakash
August 31, 2015

What is the amount of saturated fat that one should eat?

What is the amount of saturated fat that one should eat?

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  • Bhadra  / August 31, 2015
    Answered by Bhadra

    Aim for a dietary pattern that achieves 5% to 6% of calories from saturated fat. For example – if you need about 2,000 calories a day, no more than 120 of them should come from saturated fats.

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  • Shirin  / August 31, 2015
    Answered by Shirin

    Eating a diet that is high in saturated fat can raise the level of cholesterol in the blood. Having high cholesterol increases the risk of heart disease. Saturated fat is the kind of fat found in butter and lard, pies, cakes and biscuits, fatty cuts of...  more

    Eating a diet that is high in saturated fat can raise the level of cholesterol in the blood. Having high cholesterol increases the risk of heart disease. Saturated fat is the kind of fat found in butter and lard, pies, cakes and biscuits, fatty cuts of meat, sausages and bacon, and cheese and cream. Make healthy choices.

     

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