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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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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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alad, Good for a celebstyle 219 sa sThsa Jamie Oliver at Boots Seaside Salmon Salad, 250g 199 calories | 6.4g fat | 1.1g saturates | 3.3g fibre | 1.8g salt This comes with hearthealthy hot smoked salmon, watercress, baby spinach, samphire and a tzatziki dressing.
STOP: 100g luxury bread sauce mix has 355 cals, 6.4g fat (of which 3.3g saturates).
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 2.15, 862 calories, 45.6g fat, (19.8g saturates), 4g salt This has the least salt but it still contains three-quarters of an adult's recommended daily salt limit and contains no veg apart from the tomato base.
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).
pounds 1.49 for 6, 230 calories, 9.1g fat, 5.4g saturates, 20g sugar Fresh crumbly pastry but saturated fat content worse than average.
92p for 500g, 73 calories, 7.6g fat, 1.8g saturates, 0.3g salt This contains more fat but is fortified with the same vitamins as Diet Flora.