Question: What Are The Different Types Of Saturated Fats?

Is all saturated fat the same?

“Not all saturated fats are equal when it comes to heart health: Cardiovascular risk of diets rich in saturated fats found in meats and the benefits of plant-based and dairy alternatives.”.

What are the 4 types of fats?

There are four major dietary fats in the foods we eat:Saturated fats.Trans fats.Monounsaturated fats.Polyunsaturated fats.

Which fat is good saturated or unsaturated?

Most health organizations and dietary experts recommend eating saturated fats in moderation and replacing them with unsaturated fats when possible. The American Heart Association (AHA) strongly recommend a saturated fat intake of no more than 5–6% of total daily calories.

What are saturated fats examples?

Saturated fat sources include:fatty cuts of beef, pork, and lamb.dark chicken meat and poultry skin.high-fat dairy foods (whole milk, butter, cheese, sour cream, ice cream)tropical oils (coconut oil, palm oil, cocoa butter)lard.