As you head into the often indulgent holidays and you prepare to tackle feasts with gusto, here’s a convenient excuse for your gluttony: you’re eating to stop global warming. The LA Times explains:
[L]ost weight does not leave our bodies as heat, get converted into muscle or get passed out in the feces. It largely leaves the body in the form of carbon dioxide exhaled from our lungs, according to an article published Tuesday in the British Medical Journal.
Note: this is also a handy excuse for not making any New Year’s resolutions about dieting or exercise.