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Posted by: la | 2007/03/08

How do you convert fat into saturated fa

Just wondering... if you know how much fat is in a food how can you work out the saturated fat? Is there a formula or somehting?

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Dear La
No, one cannot work out how much saturated fat a food contains if you only know how much total fat it contains. Foods have to be analysed in a laboratory where the total fat, saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat contents are determined.
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