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Friday, January 6, 2012

Sponge syndrome prevents energy deficiency

TITLE PAGE 16:  The Sponge Syndrome protects humans from starvation




“THE PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEM CONTROLLING FOOD INTAKE AND ENERGY EXPENDITURE....

One common misconception is that this physiological system is dedicated to the prevention of obesity. Instead this system's essential role is in the prevention of starvation (ie, ensuring adequate energy intake to compensate for the energy requirements of basal metabolism, physical activity, growth, and reproduction). As a result, this physiological system is more strongly biased toward prevention of energy deficiency rather than excess storage.”

From Greenspans endocrine TEXT

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