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saturate

i. To reduce the effectiveness of any type of defense by the tactic of bringing so many aircraft per unit of time over a defense area that the electronic and mechanical responses of the defender's equipment, such as the surface-to-air weapons, become erratic because of the multiplicity of targets.
ii. To attack an area with bombs or other missiles in a manner that leaves no place in the area unscathed.
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Saturated buffers don't take a lot of land out of production, and they are fairly inexpensive to install, at $3,000 to $4,000 to treat the drainage water from a field-sized area, roughly 30 to 80 acres.
However, don't think all plant-based foods are healthy - or that all meat burgers are higher in fat and saturated fat than vegan ones.
In the end, keeping track of the good, bad, and ugly among saturated fats is impossible.
Not only was the diet high in fat in general, about half the fat was saturated. The researchers evaluated fat levels in the abdomen, liver, and heart as well as cardiovascular disease risk factors to determine how the diets affected each group.
There are many claims on the internet that the fat in coconut oil is metabolized differently from other saturated fats.
Of primary concern to many nutrition experts is coconut oil's very high saturated fat content.
Recent studies conducted by researchers in several Canadian institutions suggested that coronary diseases, cardiovascular diseases, strokes and type two diabetes are not directly linked to one's saturated fat intake.
Trans fats have no health benefits and pose a significant risk for heart disease, but the case for saturated fat is less clear," said de Souza.
The finding "challenges the conventional wisdom that has demonized saturated fat and extends our knowledge of why dietary saturated fat does not correlate with disease," says Volek.
Researchers at Cambridge University found that giving up fatty meat, cream or butter is unlikely to improve health, but called for guidelines to be changed to reflect growing evidence suggesting there's no overall association between saturated fat and heart disease.
AAK (UK), a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of fats and functional ingredients, is helping food manufacturers and retailers to reduce the saturated fat content of their products, enabling them to commit to the Government's 'Responsibility Deal Saturated Fat Reduction Pledge'.