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Why is oxygen so important?

Pam Grout
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

Without oxygen, there can be no flame, no heat, no getting rid of all those darn calories.

Your body works like a car. Your food, like gas, oil, and other fuel, is made up of hydrocarbons. Combine it with oxygen and energy is ignited. In fact, the phrase "burning off fat" is not as far-fetched as it sounds.

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