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Fat Breakdowns For Health and Body Composition


How does the breakdown of the type of fat you eat affect body composition and health?

I typically eat 5 oz. salmon and 3-4 flameouts per day. My other fats are usually from things like canola oil. Will this breakdown of types of fat have a bad impact on body comp? What about health/joints?


Essentially its about a balance of healthy fats. The amounts of these fats will be determined by your body composition goals. Essentially what you want to aim for is a even distribution of sat/mono/poly, then go into a further breakdown of even distribution of omega 3 and omega 6 fats