Saturated Fat - General Nutrition Information
General Nutrition Information
Saturated Fat Functions
Saturated fat tends to increase blood cholesterol levels. Most saturated fats tend to be solid at room temperature, with the exception of tropical oils.
Saturated Fat Sources
Saturated fat is found mostly in meat and dairy products, as well as some vegetable oils, such as coconut and palm oils (tropical oils). Butter is high in saturated fat, while margarine tends to have more unsaturated fat.