Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 2nd Apr 2012

Why don't you make best use of your energy reserves?

Venus von Willendorf (c) MatthiasKabel

This week we find out why we seek out food when we already have enough energy stored around our waists in the form of love handles and pot bellies. Plus we ask - will our skin soak up the calories in sun cream?

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  • Why doesn't my body make best use of my energy reserves?

    Dear Naked Scientists, Right now, I'm reeeeally hungry, feeling shaky because of my low blood sugar and all. I'm wondering though why my stupid body doesn't realise that there are plenty of nutrients around my waist so I would neither have to feel bad nor to run for a cheese s...



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