So foolish, unreasonable, or out of place as to be amusing.
ridiculous - laughable - absurd - funny - comical
The "Calories In = Calories Out" hypothesis is based on the assumption that an healthy human body has no mechanisms for regulating energy uptake and energy expenditure.no·tions(Noun, plural of no·tion)
1. A conception of or belief about something.
2. A vague awareness or understanding of the nature of something.
haberdashery - dry goods
What a ludicrous notion.
Well, for starters there is "hunger" and "satiety", which clearly regulate energy uptake.
Then there is the "the urge to go out and do something" (for lack of a better word) and "fatigue", which clearly regulate how much physical activity you do.
And these are only two of the high level manifestations of regulation mechanisms that are most "visible" therefore on the top of my mind. If you look you will certainly find mechanisms on various levels, like in the gut, or even in the cells – the neat insulin and insulin resistance thingy comes to my mind.
But this is of course only true if you use not the wrong fuel for your