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4 Myths You Should Know About Fat

By Bob Seebohar, USA Triathlon, 10/18/19, 10:45AM CDT

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There is a certainly a place for almost all types of fat in your daily nutrition plan and the important thing to remember is to know why you are eating a certain type of fat and what purpose it serves in the body. It’s definitely not an “all or none” phenomenon when it comes to consuming fat.

Fat is always a fun topic, especially when there is so much controversy about it related to health and performance.

My intent of this article is not to provide basic information about fat, as you can find that elsewhere. Nor is it to pick a side on the fat debate. Rather, I would like to provide up to date information regarding some of the more relevant myths regarding this wonderful macronutrient.