Sources of fat/visible and invisible fats


Animal fats

  • Meat and meat products, e.g. lard and suet
  • Dairy products, e.g. milk, butter, cheese and cream
  • Fish especially oily fish, e.g. tuna, salmon and sardines
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Plant fats

  • Some fruits, e.g. avacado and olives
  • Nuts and pulses, e.g. peanuts and walnuts
  • Seeds, e.g. sesame and sunflower
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Visible fats

Some fats are visible such as the fat on meat or solid fats such as butter.

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Invisible fats

Some fats are invisible and form part of the product and cannot be seen, for example, in ready meals, chocolate, biscuits and burgers.

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