Carbs Not the Enemy: CU Boulder physiologist shares key to weight loss, metabolic health

From the Daily Camera

Inigo San Millan has good news and bad news for those determined to make this the year they get healthy and shed some pounds: carbs are not the enemy, but you and your well-worn couch need some time apart.

The physiologist and University of Colorado director of the Sports Performance Program’s research found success in weight loss and fending off cardio-metabolic diseases lies in metabolic flexibility.

“Metabolic flexibility is the ability for your body to quickly switch back and forth between fat and carbs, efficiently using whatever fuel sources you throw at it,” San Millan said.

 

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