In this clip from episode 87 of The Energy Balance Podcast, Jay and Mike discuss a study that explains why weight gain and obesity are not caused by excess energy. Rather, obesity is a state of an energy deficiency where inhibited mitochondrial respiration causes substrate to be stored as fat. Jay and Mike further discuss why the conflation of calories and energy and the idea that weight gain is caused by excess calories (or energy) are some of the most harmful misconceptions in nutrition and health science.
Watch the full episode here: https://youtu.be/P0Npmv1Hd0c
To see the studies and articles referenced throughout this episode, check out the show notes at https://www.jayfeldmanwellness.com/ep-87-robb-wolf-on-ray-peat-and-the-bioenergetic-view-energy-obesity-evolution-and-paul-saladino/
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Mike’s Website: https://mikefavenp.com/
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