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thermodynamics

Biochemistry

Do calories matter?

In a word, yes.  But, technically this is the wrong question.

Philosophiae naturalis

Revisit the causality of obesity

I’ve written about obesity (i.e., unregulated horizontal growth) being caused by excess insulin, which in turn leads to overeating and under-moving.  This is contrasted with the reverse – overeating causing obesity.  Let’s double-click on this idea using one of the most important laws governing our universe – the First Law of Thermodynamics.

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