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|Clarke, Gillian||Carcanet Press Ltd.|
|Adelé, Stephen||Basic Health Publications||ePub|
Fat burning is a very sophisticated and detailed biochemical process. Fat contains 9 calories per gram, which makes it the most energy-dense macronutrient. Fatty acids are stored as triglycerides in adipose (fat) tissue. Each triglyceride molecule consists of three fatty acids and one glycerol unit. Burning 1 gram (g) of fat for fuel provides more energy than burning a gram of carbohydrate.
Obesity or greater fat storage usually results from a continuous imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure. The key to fat loss is lowering energy intake and/or increasing energy expenditure (possibly through thermogenesis) Fats are oxidized (burned) to provide energy through a process called beta-oxidation (lipolysis). So, fat burning can impact overall body heat expenditure.
The idea behind thermogenic nutrients is to boost body metabolism so that you can naturally burn more calories. This category is booming since it seems like everyone is looking to shed some extra pounds and get lean abs. Stimulant fat burners are increasingly popular, so it’s time to investigate some of these thermogenic weight-loss ingredients and shed some light on this supplement category.See All Chapters
|Roger Money-Kyrle||Harris Meltzer Trust||ePub|
Abstract of Dr Giza Roheim’s paper, ‘After the Death of the Primal Father’ (read at the Berlin Congress of 1922 and published in the ninth volume of Imago).
It is difficult for two reasons to do justice to Dr Roheim’s paper in a short abstract. Firstly, because the value of his investigation consists as much in its wealth of material and incidental suggestions as in its positive conclusions. And secondly, because the topics with which it deals are not always separated in a way which makes them easy to summarize. I shall, however, try to present his main conclusions, and some of his evidence for them, as clearly as I can; though I know that I shall run the risks both of missing some important parts of his argument and of misinterpreting others.
Dr Roheim’s arguments are mainly of two types, arguments from the present to the past, or from a later to an earlier date, and arguments from the past to the present, or from an earlier to a later date. I will try to treat these separately and will label them respectively Reconstructions and Applications.See All Chapters
|Herman B Wells||Indiana University Press||ePub|
ONE OF the most interesting boards on which I have had the privilege of serving during my career was that of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Usually in a community there are a few boards with prestige possibly exceeding the responsibilities that the members of the board discharge. So it is with boards in the professional world and particularly in the world of education. There was a mystique about the Carnegie board that gave it extraordinary prestige. The mystique arose in part, I imagine, from the Carnegie name and from this, America's first major foundation, created by Andrew Carnegie; in part from the central mission of the foundation—furnishing pensions to faculty members—which was of critical significance to the world of higher education; and in no small part from the prominence of the original board members selected by Andrew Carnegie.
In 1941, when I was invited to join the Carnegie board, its membership included some of the most distinguished university presidents in America. Its reputation was unparalleled in the world of academia, making an invitation to serve on its board a prized recognition. My membership on this board automatically opened many doors in the educational world to me. What was possibly more important for me was the impression it made on my faculty colleagues. I was still regarded then with skepticism by some members of the faculty because of my youth and nontraditional academic background. However, they held the Carnegie board in high esteem, if not in awe, and my appointment to it helped reassure many of them that I would be able to represent them properly in the academic world.See All Chapters
|Ace Academics||Ace Academics||ePub|
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