[Sca-cooks] Negative calories was sugar problems
t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Sun Aug 6 20:29:40 PDT 2006
There is some evidence to suggest that nicotine triggers insulin production
making the smoker slightly hyperglycemic. The increased blood sugar reduces
the appetite. One might consider the blood sugar rise absent the ingestion
of calories as "negative calories."
> Fair enough, but my emphasis was on the use of the word 'cause'. As if
> smoking counted as 'negative calories' or something.
> Now, if one substitutes food for smoking, that's a different problem,
> but it isn't a cause.
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