Energy Compression

a: adipose tissue ~
b: vacuum seal storage bags


"This is more than twice as much of the energy carbohydrates and proteins give you, with each of those only providing four calories per gram. This ability to pack more calories per gram allows you to store a lot of energy without adding significantly to your body size. In this way, adipose tissue is like those vacuum seal storage bags that allow you to store a big pile of clothing in a compressed package."

Writer: Rebecca Gillaspy
Date: Dec 18 2014 10:03 AM

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