I usually stay within the guidelines of both protein and fat. Where I have a problem is sodium, those lunch prepackaged foods or can soups are loaded with the stuff. I can't deal with healthy choice soups no taste there at all. I really need to watch it because of water retention but it's so difficult.
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I'm most of the time over on them. Can't seem to get the target right. I'm no expert but here some healthy examples of a fats olive oil 100%, avocado, the health food store has almond butter, or natural peanut butter but get ready to shell out some money they're expensive, almonds are another good example of a good fat these fats are higher in calorie so watch portions.....thats all I know?
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It doesn't sound like your protein consumption is a problem... You are very close to the right range. As far as the fat goes, I know you do need some in your diet but I don't know if that will effect your ability to lose weight. Maybe ask this same question on the diet and nutrition forum where the experts can answer...?
i have no idea if it'll help. i'd go nuts at the numbers and have enough of a time just trying to stay in the ranges.
i do know that protein helps muscle development pretty well, and some days i'm barely above minimum fat (and don't even get there), but my protein hasn't ever been too high. i just don't get that many protein rich things around here (had fish today, though, so i've got about half what's in my approved range).
i really am not sure how this works. if i find something, though, i'll certainly let you know.
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