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I've learned a lot over the past couple years, including what I previously held as true and now have learned is very incomplete. So let's start with the big picture, and get down to a more specific answer to your question. Basics At the very core of understanding how the body makes use of nutrients is identifying what the nutrients are: Macronutrients: ...


You might burn slightly more calories in the digestion process, as your body will need to do more work to fully break it down, but the amount will be negligible. Likely the calories you would have burned by moving your jaw to chew the food would be equal to, if not greater, than the extra amount burned in the digestion process. Not chewing your food is going ...

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