The Skinny on Dietary FAT

Thornburg, Gina K.
June 2002
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jun2002, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p218
Focuses on the significance of essential fats in boosting energy and muscle-building hormones for bodybuilders. Information on fat; Common misconception on fat calories; Effect of fat deficiency on bodybuilders; Link between adding fat and cutting down on carbohydrates; Benefits of essential fats.


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