Dietary Fat

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Do I need fat in my diet?

Dietary Fat

Don't fight the fat when it comes to sports nutrition. Between 20% and 30% of your caloric intake in your sports nutrition diet should be fat to aid metabolic processes as well as for energy. Favor monounsaturated fats, which do not have the negative cardiovascular effects attributed to saturated fats.



5/17/2007 10:50:58 AM
Frances said:

this was true. i work out and i need more fat than ususal

8/5/2009 11:24:36 AM
Miguel said:

I think it would great if you listed good sources of monounsaturated fats here.

8/22/2009 7:04:35 AM
Chris said:

Good tip. I've read that if you cut out all fat from your diet, your body reacts by becoming super-efficient at storing it, making it hard to lose weight, among other negative effects like digestive pains. For best results monitor what kinds of fat you're taking in and how much.


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