When you lose weight, where does the fat go?

When you lose weight, where does the fat go? Most of the mass is breathed out as carbon dioxide, study shows
Date:
December 16, 2014
Source:
University of New South Wales
Summary:
Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness regimes, many health professionals cannot correctly answer the question of where body fat goes when people lose weight, a new study shows. The most common misconception among doctors, dieticians and personal trainers is that the missing mass has been converted into energy or heat. The correct answer is that most of the mass is breathed out as carbon dioxide and goes into thin air.

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