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“Where do you get your energy?” I get my energy from fat, both dietary and stored body fat. At 9 calories per gram, fat is the densest source of energy. I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but humans tend to store it on their bodies. That’s not just for show, you know. We actually store it in our bodies as energy for later, for leaner times, for when food isn’t available. Fat is the ideal energy source for life’s daily activities; walking, working, even going for a hike or a light jog all access the oxidative, or fat-based energy pathway. Carbs only really come into play when you’re doing repeated bouts of intense exercise, like sprint intervals or high-intensity endurance training. But for just about everything else? Fat is king. Response: “Fat is the body’s preferred and most reliable form of energy, which is why we store excess energy as fat on our bodies. Unless you think we accumulate body fat just to make pants fit tighter.” “But isn’t fat totally free of nutrients? How do you get your vitamins if you’re eating all that fat?” The richest source of natural tocotrienols (vitamin E), potent antioxidants, is red palm oil – a fat. Read more: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/high-fat-diet-healthy-safe/#ixzz2V5ZysedD
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