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Another Befuddling Material and Energy Balance - the Human Body

  • 1.  Another Befuddling Material and Energy Balance - the Human Body

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    Posted 10 days ago
    It's so simple.  

    Materials in  + Energy in  =  Materials out + Energy out 

    + or - STORAGE.  There's the pickle (in the US, especially, it seems).

    Diet books, cultural ideas, and research papers have promoted some esoteric ideas.  It's the metabolism. It's genetics.  It's ... whatever.  

    Unfortunately, this is an expensive problem, with the resulting health problems and insurance cost.  Not to mention, large people require larger  vehicles and more energy to move them around.  

    Chemical engineers can solve the problem in a minute.  Reduce the Left side of the equation.  Increase the Right.  Would anyone listen?

    Sorry to be such a scold,  but there it is.