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Common Oils

Foods High in Oils

Solid Fats



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The following is a list of Solid Fats (USDA, 2007).


  • Butter
  • Beef fat (tallow, suet)
  • Chicken fat
  • Pork fat (lard)
  • Stick margarine
  • Shortening


Definitions and References:

"Solid Fats are fats that are solid at room temperature, like butter and shortening. Solid fats come from many animal foods and can be made from vegetable oils through a process called hydrogenation". (MyPyramid.gov)

USDA My Pyramid Web Site:
http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/oils.html
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