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Old 09-15-2010, 01:56 PM
 
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Wink When you burn FAT how does it exit the body ?

When you burn fat , how does it exit the body ?

Is it though respiration , exhilation , urine or # 2 ?
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Old 09-15-2010, 03:26 PM
 
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The fat cells shrink. I don't think it actually "leaves" the body.
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Old 09-15-2010, 03:41 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
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It is stored energy. You burn it.
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Old 09-15-2010, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Georgia, USA
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When you burn fat , how does it exit the body ?

Is it though respiration , exhilation , urine or # 2 ?
The oversimplified answer: fat is broken down into molecules which are used to produce energy + carbon dioxide + water. Therefore, lungs and kidneys.
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Old 09-15-2010, 05:05 PM
 
Location: Brambleton, VA
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You burn it thank goodness!! Some people would pee for hours if that was the way fat exited the body!
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Old 09-15-2010, 05:48 PM
 
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The oversimplified answer: fat is broken down into molecules which are used to produce energy + carbon dioxide + water. Therefore, lungs and kidneys.
Yep;and it give you terrible bad breath when its being burnt.
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Old 09-15-2010, 05:57 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Released as heat, movement, sound.

aka energy.
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Old 09-15-2010, 08:34 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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I saw fat leaving my body once. Many years ago my ex and I bought some diet pills down in Mexico (it's a well-known brand, but I don't recall the name). You could distinctly see the fat in the toilet bowl in the morning!
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Old 09-15-2010, 08:45 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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Yep;and it give you terrible bad breath when its being burnt.
When that happens, I think it's called ketosis.
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Old 09-15-2010, 09:01 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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I saw fat leaving my body once. Many years ago my ex and I bought some diet pills down in Mexico (it's a well-known brand, but I don't recall the name). You could distinctly see the fat in the toilet bowl in the morning!
It was most likely Orlistat/Xenical. It was hard to get in the beginning. It prohibits the gut from absorbing all of your fat intake.....true, you need to be near a toilet when taking it and not only during the morning.... People lose a few pounds taking this...not necessarily because it super-duper works......they just learn what fattening foods to avoid since they don't want to be stuck on a toilet all the time... I was 'there and done that' at one time in my life...

The new drug that is OTC is about the same thing....and I can't think of the name of it right now.....Wynonna took it for awhile and advertised it.... Alli?

I am pretty sure, even with weight loss, that they do not go away unless one has liposuction....
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