WHY BREATH?

By |2017-01-04T18:11:23-08:00October 28th, 2016|Education|

Many people ask me, “How is it possible to quantify fat metabolism by measuring exhaled breath? Are there fat molecules in your breath?” Well, fat metabolism can be quantified by measuring a chemical in your breath and that chemical isn’t fat.

When fat is metabolized, some of the fat is converted into ketone bodies. Ketone bodies are defined by …