Saturated fat

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Saturated fat is a kind of fat. It contains no double bonds. It contains carbon atoms that are fully saturated with hydrogen. Saturated fats are usually solid at room temperature. They have no double bonds, while unsaturated fat has one or two.

Health[change | edit source]

Saturated fats are a kind of fat. Saturated fats are bad for people. They can raise cholesterol in the heart and may give people a heart attack, cancer, or other diseases

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if they have too much saturated fat. Things like butter, nuts, chocolate and meat have lots of saturated fat.

The Compound[change | edit source]

Saturated means that it holds all the hydrogen atoms that it can, meaning that all of the carbon (c) atoms have two hydrogen (H) atoms attached to it.

Other pages[change | edit source]

http://www.healthaliciousness.com/articles/foods-highest-in-saturated-fat.php