EP16 SNOW-mageddon Feb 2015 Why calories don’t always matter
Well, it happened. Another SNOW-mageddon.
Today Dave & Dan chat about Homeostasis & how the body strives for balance. There are many mechanisms in place that the body uses to trump card that super-cedes even something as basic as thermodynamics.
They briefly discuss biological feedback loops & use the example of the insulin/glucagon cycle to drive home a point about the major flaw in the calories in/calories out model.
They discuss how the Insulin can trump a great workout and grind fat-burning to a halt in someone who is trying to burn fat and overloads the carbs.
They discuss the importance of using GREEN smoothies vs. fruit smoothies for health & fat loss!
Furthermore, they discuss when glucose is an appropriate fuel for sport (i.e. the glycolytic energy metabolism pathway sports).
Enjoy the show! Talk to you next week!
Dan T & Dave B
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Examples of biological feedback loops (here).
Green smoothie for lower sugar (here).
Glycolytic pathway sports examples – Ultra Long Distance, Sprinters, MMA, Fighting Sports with intense rounds (here).
Vinnie Tortorich podcast episode with sugar trickle technique (here).
mTOR signalling pathway and ageing (here).