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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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STOP: 2tbsp (30g) of double cream has 133 calories, 14.2g fat (of which 8.9g saturates).
lunch Boots Delicious Simply Spicy Chicken Pasta Salad, 300g 473 calories | 13.7g fat | 1g saturates | 4.3g fibre | 1g salt Almost half of this is pasta - great for filling you up.
g sal M&S Count on us Sweet Chilli Prawn Noodle Salad, 245g 235 calories | 3.9g fat | 0.5g saturates | 4.7g fibre | 1.1g salt Made with king prawns, egg noodles, edamame soy beans, cucumber, sugar snap peas, red peppers, lettuce, pak choi, spinach and sweet chilli dressing, this salad is very low in calories, fat and saturates, doesn't contain too much salt and provides one of your five a day.
pounds 1.99, 448 cals, 34g fat, 21.8g saturates, 1.1g salt Tasty, but it's a dietary disaster.
New Covent Garden Carrot and Coriander pounds 1.73 for 600g, 120 calories, 3.9g fats (2.4g saturates), 1.8g salt It has the equivalent of one large carrot in every bowl.
Sainsbury's Vegetable Masala pounds 2.39 for 400g, 386 cals, 30g fat, 10.8g saturates, 2g salt, medium spice Tasty and it counts as more than two veg portions but it has more than half a woman's daily intake of cholesterol-raising saturated fat.
pounds 1.99, 1184 calories, 52g fat, (15.2g saturates), 5g salt A thick base and generous topping makes this very fattening, but with three-quarters of a woman's daily limit of saturated fat it's not the worst.
Sains-bury's Salmon And Broccoli pounds 3 for 2 x 400g, 260 calories, 17.1g fat (5.6g saturates), 0.7g salt Salmon's an omega-3 oily fish, but you'd need at least 10 slices of this to equal the once-weekly portion recommended.
Scooby-Doo Dippers 49p for 50g, 148 calories, 7.1g fat (2.8g saturates) Less than half the saturated fat of competitor Dunkers dips, and a bit lower in salt (still an eighth of a 7-10 year old's daily limit, though).