Saturated Fat from 6 Kinds of Fat, and Which Foods are Highest In Them (Slideshow)

6 Kinds of Fat, and Which Foods are Highest In Them (Slideshow)

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Saturated Fat

Any time you see a fat that’s solid at room temperature, that’s what’s called saturated fat. These fats clog arteries and raise cholesterol, and should generally eb limited to 10 percent or less of your daily calorie intake, 20 grams or less. The foods highest in saturated fats are red meat, animal-derived foods like cheese, milk, and butter, tropical oils like coconut, palm oil, and cocoa butter, margarine, shortening, and lard.