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usethejitz
05-08-2011, 01:19 PM
If I am supplementing with fish oil, is it still necessary to hit your fat macro's through food and liquids and take the fish oil on top of it? Or should I use the fish oil to reach my fat macros as a whole. This has been on my mind for a while and couldn't find much info on google.

Thanks!

WonderPug
05-08-2011, 01:23 PM
Your total dietary fat intake, including any supplement sources, should be in the range of 0.45 to 1.0 grams per pound of lean body mass.*



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* If obese, use LBM to calculate fat intake and, if on a cut, you can lower dietary fat intake to as little as 0.35 grams per pound of bodyweight (or LBM, if obese) in the event you do not have the caloric budget for higher fat intake.

usethejitz
05-08-2011, 01:25 PM
Thanks, Thats all I needed to know!

in10city
05-08-2011, 01:27 PM
Use fish oil to get a gram or three of combined EPA and DHA fatty acids per day if you don't eat fatty fish or enough of it.

BuckleyInDaHous
05-08-2011, 01:36 PM
Your total dietary fat intake, including any supplement sources, should be in the range of 0.45 to 1.0 grams per pound of lean body mass.*



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* If obese, use LBM to calculate fat intake and, if on a cut, you can lower dietary fat intake to as little as 0.35 grams per pound of bodyweight (or LBM, if obese) in the event you do not have the caloric budget for higher fat intake.
For me .45 would be 95g of fat. I could of sworn I read somewhere that it's recommended to eat 15-40g of fat.

WonderPug
05-08-2011, 01:38 PM
For me .45 would be 95g of fat. I could of sworn I read somewhere that it's recommended to eat 15-40g of fat.

If you consume only 15 to 40 grams of fat at your bodyweight, you'll clearly be deficient in your intake.