One measure of obesity is body-mass index (BMI) which is an estimate of body fat based on height and weight.
A person is said to be obese when their BMI is 30 or higher.
Saturated fat is the kind of fat found in butter and lard, pies, cakes and biscuits, fatty cuts of meat, sausages and bacon, and cheese and cream.
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When you look at nutrition labels, you can see how easy it is to eat too much fat. Medium: If the amount of saturated fat per 100g is in between these figures, that is a medium level, and may be colour-coded amber.
You can learn more about fat, including the different kinds of fat and their impact on our health, in Fat: the facts. The label below is an example provided by a leading supermarket, which shows clearly that the food is high in saturated fat, because the saturates section is colour-coded red.
We’re advised to eat less fat, especially saturated fat.