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TWEETORIAL AHEAD: This summer, I had a rare opportunity to join an @NIH study and spend 23 hours sealed inside an 11-by-11.5-foot metabolic chamber... and I got a granular look at how metabolism works. A few takeaways:
1) *Metabolism is not a single thing in you that you can control.* It's thousands of chemical reactions that turn the energy (calories) we eat and drink into fuel in every cell. These reactions change in response to our environments & behaviors, in ways we have little control.
2) *Exercise accounts for a relatively minor portion of total energy burn* (17 percent in my case). And in an hour and a half on an exercise bike, I only burned 400 calories! A lot less than the 700-800 advertised in 45-minute spinning classes.
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NEW THREAD on #LCHF-raud & #KetoDiet.
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The following article I wrote has references to over 1200 studies on nutrition, including Randomized Control Trials. 👉arespectfullife.com/2018/06/25/why…
5 Reasons I Don't Recommend a Keto Diet by Dr. Michelle McMacken @Veg_MD 👉arespectfullife.com/2018/03/23/5-r…
Gary Taubes, author of several books and articles on low carb high fat #LCHF-raud diet (fad), FINALLY concedes that saturated fats are the enemy in this BMJ article: 👉 bmj.com/content/361/bm…
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