Your body cannot convert protein into body fat.
Your body cannot convert protein into body fat.

Carbohydrates require more energy to store as body fat. Research has shown that the storage cost of carbs is about 25% of the energy it contains, leaving only 3 out of every 4 calories from carbohydrates available for fat storage. Furthermore your liver and muscles store a large amount of carbohydrate and your body will only store carbohydrate as fat after the muscles and liver are "full." Protein is the least efficient macronutrient in terms of fat storage. The exact storage cost isn't known, but we do know that 20-30% of the energy contained in protein is used just to break it down into amino acids, which the body can then use. Further processing must occur to turn the amino acids into body fat expending more energy. Practically speaking, the body can store very few calories from protein as body fat.-Dietician Sheela Seharawat

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