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Why are people who are physically active better at regulating their appetite?
And are fats or carbs a better fuel source when you’re exercising? Science journalist and former elite distance runner Alex Hutchinson joins Dr Giles Yeo to explore whether it’s possible to build muscle on a plant-based diet, and why it’s so much easier to consume calories than burn them. Giles also takes the opportunity to ask Alex why he ‘hit the wall’ during a cycling endurance race despite carb-loading the night before.
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Dr Giles Yeo Chews The Fat is produced by Anouszka Tate for Orion Publishing Ltd.
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