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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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Clear Valley[R] low saturate canola oil is produced from Cargill's Victory[TM] hybrid seeds specifically designed by Cargill scientists for maximum yield and performance to add value to farm businesses.
One serving has over 40% of your daily salt limit and over a third of your daily saturates - so not a healthy heart option.
Per serving (175g): 113 cals, trace of fat and saturates, 32g sugars
High in cholesterol-raising saturates, though, with a third of a woman's daily limit.
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 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.