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sat·u·rate

(satch'ŭ-rāt),
1. To impregnate to the greatest possible extent.
2. To neutralize; to satisfy all the chemical affinities of a substance (as by converting all double bonds to single bonds).
3. To dissolve a substance up to that concentration beyond which the addition of more results in two phases.
[L. saturo, pp. -atus, to fill, fr. satur, sated]

sat·u·rate

(sach'ŭr-āt)
1. To impregnate to the greatest possible extent.
2. To neutralize; to satisfy all the chemical affinities of a substance (as by converting all double bonds to single bonds).
3. To dissolve a substance up to that concentration beyond which the addition of more results in two phases.
[L. saturo, pp. -atus, to fill, fr. satur, sated]

Patient discussion about saturate

Q. I am wondering if any of you are ENTHUSED about the use of COCONUT OIL. I ask because it IS SATURATED FAT. I have trouble losing weight. That inculdes getting cold frequently, and was wondering if cocounut oil would help me maintain body temperture more easily. Also, I have notice that SOME claim that coconut oil has many health benefits not affiliated with polyunsaturates.

A. i know there was a Polynesian research about people that consume coconut oil on a daily basis in parallel to people who don't. they found out that there are high cholesterol levels among the people that consumed coconut oil but no significant difference in heart problems.

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Improved processability compared to other reduced saturated saturate shortenings
7g saturates) Provides 28 per cent of a woman's daily saturates (there's no saturates limit for kids).
Provides a third of a woman's daily saturate limit and a gram of salt per pack - a fifth of the amount a 7-10 year old should have in a day.
4g saturates, 20g sugar Fresh crumbly pastry but saturated fat content worse than average.
3g salt This contains 8 per cent butter plus monounsaturated vegetable oil, water and emulsifiers - more than a sixth of the RDA of saturates you should eat in a 20g serving.
2g salt Low in unhealthy saturates and trans-fats and a 20g serving is fortified with the daily requirement of vitamin B12 and folic acid.
2g saturates, 1g salt Cooked in heart-healthy monounsaturated oil with 16 per cent prawns and no artificial additives, so they could be a lot worse.