Effects of Specific Saturated Fatty Acids

Cocoa butter raises total cholesterol concentrations to a lesser extent than palm oil. This difference in

Table 1 Composition of fats rich in satured fatty acids

Weight per 100g of total fatty acids (g)

— C10:0 C12:0 C140 C1S:0 Cigo C1S:1 C18:2 C18:3 Other

Butterfat 9 3 17

Palm kernel fat 8 50 16

Coconut fat 15 48 17

Palm oil 1

Beef fat 3

Pork fat (lard) 2 Cocoa butter

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