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Doctor insights on: What Happens If You Have Too Much Saturated Fat

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Will it effect a 16 year old's health if they exercise everyday but eat too much saturated fat?

Will it effect a 16 year old's health if they exercise everyday but eat too much saturated fat?

Diet and exercise: Yes, although there are many factors which go into overall cardiovascular health: how much saturated fat? How much exercise? How healthy is the rest of the diet? Is the child overweight? Any other health problems? Any concerning family history. The balance of all these factors and more will determine one's health. In general, though, increasing exercise should help as should lowering fat intake. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Saturated Fat (Definition)

Saturated fat is a kind of fat found in certain foods. Eating high amounts of saturated fats over time may make a person more prone to developing heart disease and plaques ...Read more


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Will my skin break out from having too much fat, saturated fat, sodium, and sugar? Please help me docs!

Will my skin break out from having too much fat, saturated fat, sodium, and sugar? Please help me docs!

Sugar & table salt: are not good for you. Sea salt better.More than skin breaking out, you can get the epidemic of today eventually, type II diabetes from sugar and too many carbs. Bad fat such as transfats in junk food is bad but good fats such as coconut oil and olive oil is really good for us. Our brain and nerves are bathed in fat. Low fat diets are not good and leave us feeling hungry. Peace and good health, ...Read more

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What is saturated fat?

What is saturated fat?

Single-bond: Fats have long chains of carbon; saturated fats have all the carbons joined by single bonds. They are less likely to get rancid, and they may be less healthy for the heart. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is saturated fat bad for health ?

Sat fat: Large amounts of saturated fat are probably deterimental to good health. Moderating satuirated fat intake is a good idea. ...Read more

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What is the ideal unsaturated to saturated fat ratio?

10% saturated: If 30% of your diet is fat. No more than 10% of the fat should come from saturated fats. The other 20% should be from mono and polyunsaturated fats, like olive oil and canola oil respectively. ...Read more

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What's the best way to avoid saturated fat in my diet?

What's the best way to avoid saturated fat in my diet?

Dont eat animals: Most saturated fat comes in the form of animal meats and fat, the skin of the chicken and turkey is all saturated fat, as is the white ribbed part of a steak. Reducing your intake of meat and poultry, can help. ...Read more