Calories do NOT make you fat!

Calories in, Calories out

“Calories in, calories out,” has got to be one of the simplest to understand of all health statements. I mean, it makes such obvious sense. Calories go in, you burn off as many as you can and if there is any leftover the excess gets stored as fat. The problem is that this is not how the body works. I mean, it is such a perversion of the truth as to beggar belief, but it does roll off the tongue quite easily and it is very easy to remember and that has gone a long way to making this untruth an underpinning of modern obesity control. Ironically, this complete misunderstanding of how the body works is also one the greatest causes of that self-same obesity epidemic. Read More

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