Saturated Fatty Acids Updated on: August 4th, 2019

Saturated fatty acids are a type of fatty acids with a chemical structure that contains single bonds. They are straight so they can pack tightly together. They have a higher melting point and usually form solids at room temperature like butter.

why we feed

Fat is extremely important for the body as it is a source of energy and crucial for the development of healthy cells. Saturated fats are beneficial to the body, however unbalanced diets that are too high in saturated fat can lead to some health issues

how to feed

Saturated fats tend to come from animal sources such as meat, butter, and egg yolks

Additional info

Fats are macronutrient which are nutrients that we consume in large amounts and give us energy!