How much saturated fat is in that biscuit?

How much saturated fat is in that biscuit?

The range of biscuits in the supermarket is vast. Chocolate, fruit, crème, shortbread, oat, plain, malt, to name just a few. We know they tend to be high in sugar but many are also high in saturated fat.

In an average 8700kJ day, we’re advised to get no more than 23g of saturated fat. We show what percentage of that 23g can be found in a biscuit serve. Serve sizes vary as we have tried to make them realistic.

How much saturated fat is in that biscuit?

Note: To keep saturated fat down, keep the serve size down. Have one rather than two biscuits and save those higher in saturated fat for a treat!

(Products listed in order from best to worst.)

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Zesti Biscotti Almond
18g / 2 biscuits

= 0.3g saturated fat

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Griffin’s Gingernuts
25g / 2 biscuits

= 1.4g saturated fat

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Nairns Oatcakes
20g / 2 biscuits

= 1.5g saturated fat

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Arnott’s Tiny Teddy Chocolate 10-Pack
1 x 25g pack

= 1.6g saturated fat

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Oreo Original
19.6g / 2 biscuits

= 1.9g saturated fat

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Budget Choc Chip Cookies
18g / 1 biscuit

= 2g saturated fat

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Griffin’s Toffee Pops Original
17g / 1 biscuit

= 2.5g saturated fat

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Griffin’s Krispie
17g / 2 biscuits

= 2.5g saturated fat

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Arnott’s TimTam White
18.3g / 1 biscuit

= 3.8g saturated fat

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Ernest Adams Double Choc Cookies Gluten Free
22g / 1 cookie

= 5.5g saturated fat

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Griffin’s Butter Shortbread
34g / 2 biscuits

= 7g saturated fat

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Cookie Time Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookie
85g / 1 cookie

= 12.2g saturated fat

Author: Brigid Chunn

Healthy Food Guide

First published: Apr 2016

2017-07-05 10:35:18

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