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Friday, August 23, 2013

Why do we gain weight?

How simple is this?
"For the complete picture, recognize that any excess calories -- whether they come from carbohydrates, fat, or protein -- are stored in the body as fat. Complex carbohydrates and lean protein supply 4 calories per gram, while fat more than doubles that at 9 calories per gram. BOTTOM LINE: Too much of any food will make you gain weight."
  Better Homes & Gardens Low Carb Recipes page 5.


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