An “unaccounted source” of energy nourishing the body? Science says yes

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At the end of the 19th century, Wilbur Atwater and Francis Benedict allegedly found evidence that the human metabolism essentially is the same as combustion in inorganic nature. Nearly hundred years later, their studies were replicated in the 1970s and 1980s with better instruments and measuring methods and suddenly the almighty Calorie Theory became flawed and even disproved.
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