Hi everybody. I'm considering ratcheting up my consumption of high quality saturated fat, but I'm cautious about "nutrient absorption competition" in my meals. I'm your standard grappler training hard 5 days a week (but not to the point of over training), so I require quite a bit of protein for recovery. My meals everyday are: 1. a) if heavy cardio, oatmeal (soaked in milk the night before) + 500 ml b) non-training days, 3 eggs + 120 gm or bacon or sausage + kraut or kimchi 2) paleo carbs (rice or potatoes) + 250gm of meat w/fat + salad + carrot 3) snack = small piece of cheese + nuts + dark chocolate 4) whey protein mixed + 500ml milk 5) a piece of fruit for a small amount of recovery carbs **Yes, I eat organ meat and wild fish often. Now, I'm a flag-waving, card carrying single-origing loving, Third-wave influenced coffee drinker. The stuff is absolutely precious to me. Mixing it with butter and MCT would so fuck up the taste of great coffee for me. However, I worry that just slapping on GFed butter and maybe MCT oil on a hot bowl of oatmeal would somehow damage the nutrients, and perhaps because they would be consumed alongside other foods, not be efficiently absorbed. If this were true, you'd just end up eating expensive butter for no reason (other than for the fact that it tastes incredibly good). If you're getting a good amount of nutrients in through the diet, why bother throwing extra "supplements" (MCT and GFed butter) for no reason if absorption would be poor and perhaps the nutrient content inconsistent? Also, what would be alternative ways to consuming GFed butter and MCT apart from just eating it whole? It seems that would somehow be a waste of their potential as food enhancers. I welcome your thoughts Paleo community!!
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