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How much saturated fat is it safe to eat?

Joel H. Fuhrman, MD
Family Medicine
Small amounts of saturated fat are not dangerous, but remember, you should be striving to eat much less saturated fat compared to most other Americans. You will see it is possible for people to ingest 30 or even 50 grams of saturated fat each day without thinking too much about it. Comparatively, a healthful diet typically contains less than five grams of saturated fat.
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