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Duck, Fat

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About This Food

Description

Gaining popularity for its flavor profile, duck fat is a often used in high end restaurants for sauteeing and frying. 

Duck fat is nearly 51% monounsaturated fat, with 36% saturated fat and 14% polyunsaturated fat.

Because of its high ratio of monounsaturated and saturated fats, duck fat remains stable during cooking. Not only does this preserve the delicious flavor of the fat, it also reduces the risk of creating lipid oxidation products (LOPs). These harmful compounds can form when certain fats are exposed to high heat. They have been associated with cellular damage and heart disease.

  

 

Selecting & Storing

Store duck fat in the refrigerator.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Candida Diet
  • Diabetic
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Thyroid Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
Preferences
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Grains
  • No Molds
  • No Legumes
  • No Nightshade
  • No Citrus
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 tbsp(s)fat

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Calories: 115

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 12 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
12.97 g
Saturated Fat
4.32 g
Monounsaturated Fat
6.41 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.68 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
130 g
ALA
130 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
13 mg
Total Carbohydrate
0 g
Net Carbohydrate
0 g
Sugars
0 g
Fiber
0 g
Protein
0 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
0 IU
0%
Vitamin C
0 mg
0%
Vitamin D
24.83 IU
6%
Vitamin E
0.35 IU
1%
Vitamin B6
0 mg
0%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
0 mcg
0%
Niacin
0 mg
0%
Riboflavin
0 mg
0%
Thiamin
0 mg
0%
Choline
15.91 mg
3%
Minerals
Calcium
0 mg
0%
Copper
0 mg
0%
Iron
0 mg
0%
Magnesium
0 mg
0%
Manganese
0 mg
0%
Phosphorous
0 mg
0%
Potassium
0 mg
0%
Selenium
0.03 mcg
0%
Sodium
0 mg
0%
Zinc
0 mg
0%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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