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What foods have saturated fat in them?

What foods have saturated fat in them?

Animal products and many processed foods contain saturated fat.

Here are the top sources of saturated fat in the American diet.
Cheese

Cheese accounts for 13% of the saturated fat Americans consume.

Beef

Beef accounts for almost 12% of the saturated fat Americans consume.

Milk

Milk accounts for almost 8% of the saturated fat Americans consume.

Butter and margarine

Butter and margarine account for almost 8% of the saturated fat Americans consume.

Dairy desserts

Ice cream and frozen yogurt account for almost 5% of the saturated fat Americans consume.

Others
  • Cakes, cookies and doughnuts
  • Mayonnaise and salad dressing
  • Poultry
  • Sausage
  • Potato chips, corn chips, popcorn
  • Eggs
Source:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture: Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005.



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