Saturated fat warning

Over four in five adults have no idea how much saturated fat they should eat ever day, a new poll has warned. Several supermarkets have committed to reducing levels of saturated fat in their products.

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Majority of adults 'ignorant' over saturated fat intake

The vast majority of adults have no idea how much saturated fat they should eat every day, a poll suggests.

Eighty four per cent of adults do not know that men should eat no more than 30g of saturated fat each day and women should eat no more than 20g, the survey found.

The poll, conducted by supermarket Sainsbury's, also found that one in five adults think that all types of fat are bad for one's health.

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