You might think that you can get away with eating fatty foods for a few days without it making any significant changes to your body.

Think again.

After just five days of eating a high-fat diet, the way in which the body’s muscle processes nutrients changes, which could lead to long-term problems such as weight gain, obesity, and other health issues, a new study by Virginia Tech researchers has found.

Learn more: vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/041315-cals-skeletal.html
Video by J. Scott Parker | Virginia Tech