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For current and aspiring performance nutritionists! The Guru Performance Institute "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition & related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

Jul 23, 2014

Episode 7 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Calories' with Bill Lagakos PhD (Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology Researcher & Consultant - In this session we get into:

  • What is a Calorie?
  • Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Biochemistry & Physiology relevance of calories
  • Calories in, Calories Out theory (CICO)
  • Energy / Nutrient Partitioning
  • The fate of calories in human metabolism
  • Biochemical and Inter-individual variability

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