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Solving the Metabolism Problem, Pt. 2

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Eat the right food at the right time

What is the right amount of the right kind of food?

When we eat food, there are three main ingredients that we call macronutrients. They include carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Now, fat in food has nothing to do with fat in the body. All that low-fat, no-fat, fat-free is a bunch of fat malarkey! If your goal is to prevent weight gain or lose weight, or more specifically, to burn fat and reduce your risk for metabolic syndrome and increase your life expectancy, then you are primarily concerned with carbohydrates and proteins.

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