Hi. Currently I have been oon a VLC keto/paleo style diet and it has been working well. I would like to generate a discussion RE: optimal MARCONUTRIENT RATIO of protein and fat for maintenance of body composition.
My experience has been that for each gram of protein a proportionate number of other('energy calorie'/fat/carb) macronutrient grams can be assimilated at a given time; in fact, I have come to believe that protein is the nutrient which enables one to consume a certain amount of 'other'(fat/carb) calories without which they tend to assimilate as bodyfat(maybe they are needed in protein synthesis I don't know---but would like to hence the discussion topic). What is the OPTIMAL ratio of PROTEIN:FAT in a VLC diet for bodybuilders seeking to maintain a certain level/quality of body composition? Currently I have been consuming meals with 60-70 grams Protein: remaining kcals Fat for a total of approx 1000 kcal per meal. My bodyfat % hovers around 7%. I would like to up the mass and reduce fat levels even more if possible. Currently I am implementing a 3 meal-per-day regime(although I used to subscribe to the 6+ meal a day club: cf. my other post re: meal frequency)with about 3000kcal per day. Bodyweight a slight 160 lbs.
ANyadvice? I am not to eager to include carbs though so please don't throw any tubers or yams gab at me;)