2. Which foods contain saturated fats?

Animal-based sources of saturated fat include fatty cuts of beef, lamb, pork or poultry with skin. Processed meats like sausages and salami also contain high quantities saturated fats. Dairy products like butter, cheese, cream, and ghee also include saturated fats. You may be surprised to know that they are also found in some vegetable oils, like palm oil and coconut oil. Many manufactured and packaged foods such as pastries, pies, sausage rolls, cakes, biscuits, pizzas and fatty snack foods contain high quantities of saturated fats. Deep fried takeaway foods are also full of saturated fats.



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