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18, fairly sedentary, eat about 1,000-1,400 calories on average. is 50 grams of fat too much for this amount of calories?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Not too much : 50 gms of fats will give you ~450 calories ( 1 GM of fat gives 9 calories) which is about a quarter or 25 % of the total caloric amount of ~1400. As long as caloric amount from fats is not more than 30 %, it should be good.

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