I know there is some discussion on over-consumption of protein and how it is utilized as glucose, so over-consuming of protein is not necessarily a bad thing. But at what point is over-consuming fat (of course good fats) a bad thing? I assume the obvious answer is if you are gaining weight; but if you are not, then what's the benchmark?
I think the benchmark is if you start to look, feel, or perform less optimally than you have, that is when you have to change your diet to get back to what is best.
If at a certain point a level of fat consumption makes you sick or uncomfortable that is a good indicator. If your blood work starts to get wonky is another. If you are not getting all the nutrients you should because fat is replacing some other necessary element in your diet, you might need to look at balancing that. There is a lot of room to shift the fat consumption tho after you eat your set amount of protein.
Fat is a necessary part of the diet if you believe in getting a certain amount of calories. It just can't be done with out it.
I doubt you would get too much fat. It self-regulates with nausea and diarrhea in most people. Gaining weight is not a marker of too much fat. It may be linked to too much food, but not with a high percentage of fat.
I doubt ANYONE is getting headaches from too much 'fat'. Try dehydration of which the solution is drink a bottle, or two or three of water until you pee clear. I can't wait to post my post 90 day strict paleo bloodwork in two days.
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