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Old 07-21-2010, 04:46 PM   #8 (permalink)
stocky1
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[quote=tandoorichicken;16387]fat is metabolically inactive (it just sits there and takes up space) and serves as an emergency fuel source, so an initial drop in calories would force the body to use it's own reserves (fat) as fuel for all your bodily functions.
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WRONG

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Adipose tissue is a metabolically active
tissue
http://care.diabetesjournals.org/con...6/779.full.pdf


Edit: I should add that Vesceral fat is more active than subcutaneous fat but neither is as active as muscle.

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