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Benefits of a Very Low Fat Diet…

Among the possible benefits of a very low-fat diet are that it is a mono-energy source diet, weight loss, appetite control reduced risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease. When our body receives mostly carbohydrates (sugars) it follows a simplified energy extraction process which is rapid and efficient and satisfies very well our metabolic energy […]


“Thermogenesis is the process of heat production in organisms. It occurs in all warm-blooded animals, and also in a few species of thermogenic plants such as the Eastern skunk cabbage, the Voodoo lily (Sauromatum venosum), and the giant water lilies of the genus Victoria. The lodgepole pine dwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium americanum, disperses its seeds explosively […]


“The body’s generation of heat is known as thermogenesis and it can be measured to determine the amount of energy expended. BMR generally decreases with age, and with the decrease in lean body mass (as may happen with aging). Increasing muscle mass has the effect of increasing BMR. Aerobic (resistance) fitness level, a product of […]