Definition of saturated fat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


saturated fat

BrE BrE//ˌsætʃəreɪtɪd ˈfæt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsætʃəreɪtɪd ˈfæt//
[countable, uncountable]
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a type of fat found, for example, in butter, fried food and many types of meat, which encourages the harmful development of cholesterol I was advised to lower my saturated fat intake. see also monounsaturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, trans-fatty acid, unsaturated fat
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