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Science
4:42 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

When You Burn Off That Fat, Where Does It Go?

Originally published on Wed December 17, 2014 3:26 pm

Lose weight and those pounds shuffle off, unmourned. Good riddance. Please don't come back soon.

But where does weight go when we lose it?

We talk about burning off fat, and it does burn in a way, going through a complex biochemical process. But mass can't be created or destroyed, so the atoms that made the triglycerides that plumped up the love handles have got to be somewhere.

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Society
12:29 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Dietitian Laura Marbury on Healthy Eating and Fighting Weight Gain

Kate Lochte speaks with Laura Marbury, the Nutrition Affairs Program Manager for Tennessee and Kentucky about losing weight. The Southeastern Dairy Association is sending Marbury around Tennessee and Kentucky to spread her knowledge of nutrition including the fact that milk is a good source of vitamin D and how to fight the inevitable weight gain of one to three pounds a year. 

Morning Cram
8:48 am
Wed January 2, 2013

The Morning Cram [fatty mcfatfat edition]

From NPR: During the season of weight loss and diet change, there is some good news. One researcher has found that having a little bit of extra body weight might actually help you live longer. But many other researchers aren’t buying it.

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