Many fried foods and baked goods contain high levels of saturated fats. Some plant-based oils, such as hydrogenated vegetable oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil and coconut oil, also contain primarily saturated fats, but do not contain cholesterol.
We have never had easier access to reliable information about health and diet than we do today. Almost 30 years ago, I chose as the subject of my medical student final dissertation 'The role of dietary fibre in prevention of disease'. Then, I had to spend days in a library leafing through dusty textbooks.