Saturated and Unsaturated Fats

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Saturated and Unsaturated Fats

Saturated:

solid at room temperature - higher melting point

Come from animals - Butter and lard - baking and spread

Less healthy - high levels of blood cholestrol

Unsaturated:

Liquid at room temperature (oils) - Lower melting points

Come from plants - olive oil, sunflower oil - used in cooking

More healthy - can lower blood…

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