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Author: Vincent Zito

About Fat

Fat is a very necessary part of the daily diet and plays an important role in maintaining tissue health and facilitating the absorption of the fat soluble vitamins: A, D, E and K. Fat is stored throughout the body and it can be used to provide energy. However, during exercise, glycogen is the initial source of energy and is more readily available. So when you begin an exercise session, your body calls upon its stores of glycogen for fuel. It is only when glycogen supplies are exhausted that fat may be mobilized as a fuel source, but only when...

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