Why Bloodwork is so Critical

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The fact is that in regard to health, biochemistry is everything, and everything is in the biochemistry.

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Fat Loss and the Rate of Fat Burning

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Whether we burn it efficiently or not, the amount of fat that is burned is determined by the energy balance. The more energy we use, the more energy we need. The amount we need has to come from food and body fat reserves. If we eat a lot, we’ll need less from our reserves. If we eat less, we’ll need more from the body’s own stores.

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Fat Loss and Carbohydrate Tolerance

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High glucose levels from carbohydrate intake trigger insulin secretion. This is necessary to bring the glucose into the cell, and to get rid of it from the bloodstream where it causes damage to the tissues by glycation.

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Fat Loss and Exercising More

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Isn’t it obvious that the only way to lose fat is to burn more calories, and that to burn more calories we need to exercise more? The only thing that makes it obvious is that we all believe it to be the case. Interestingly, it isn’t. Well, actually, it isn’t quite the case.

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Fat Loss and Eating Less Fat

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Second to the misconception that we need to eat less in order to lose body fat, is the one that we need to eat less fat. This is actually much more serious a misconception.

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Fat Loss and Eating Less

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This is probably something that almost everyone believes: to lose body fat, you have to eat less. But with everything that has to do with how the body works, it’s almost never black and white. Instead, it’s always more subtle than that, it’s always a spectrum of shades of grey. And as I mentioned in the previous post, it is true that the amount we eat both does and doesn’t have to do with fat loss.

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Fat Loss

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To lose fat you need to eat less. Right? … Wrong. Well, surely to lose fat you need to eat less fat. Right? … Wrong. Really?! OK, but to lose fat you surely have to exercise more. Right? … Wrong again. Surprised? You think I’m nuts? Perfect! ;) Let’s take a closer look together.

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