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Also, I think i'm right in believing that most american schools have mandatory sport through school? I haven't done sport since grade 5 (like most Aussies). I'm just saying excercise is great, but you won't be healthy until you start getting the minerals and vitamins that you need to function.
It is made to look like fat people are lazy and eat to much and well they do but WHY? There must be a reason that 25 to 30 years ago our nation had fast food joints and junk food but people werent near as fat.
Give your body the nutrients it needs!! We weren't eating quarter pounders 2000 years ago, and we still developed as a society (actually a lot faster than we are developing now).
Also, I think i'm right in believing that most american schools have mandatory sport through school?
Originally posted by LostNemesis
I do not know if anyone else knows this.... But I used to be huge.
I have lost over 100lbs, by starving. And keeping it off, with the same habit. Sure, I can eat what everyone else does, and not put the weight back on.......... If I go a couple days without eating, also.
Just saying... No diet in the world took off any pounds. There are people getting rich selling miracle diets/pills. They know they do not work, but people are so desperate they keep buying.
TM: So what's regulating the growth of the fat tissue?
GT: The answer, which we've known since the early 1960's, is insulin. Insulin is the hormone that primarily regulates fat accumulation. If you want to get fat out of your fat tissue, you have to lower your insulin levels.
And insulin is regulated for all intents and purposes by the carbohydrates in our diet. That's the simplest possible hypothesis. The physicist would call it "the zero-order approximation."
Other hormones play roles, and most of them work to get fat out of the fat tissue, but they can't do it if insulin levels are elevated. Adrenaline, growth hormones, all these things work to make you leaner, but they don't work if insulin levels are elevated.
And this has never been controversial. That's the weird thing.
TM: That's never been controversial?
TM: That carbohydrates make you fat?
GT: Well, that insulin makes you accumulate fat, and that carbohydrates regulate insulin levels.
TM: People don't just put those two ideas together?
GT: Nobody puts them together because they don't like the conclusions.