In an interesting turn of events, Ruben Meerman, researcher, and Andrew J Brown, professor have researched where does the fat in people go when we “burn” it. Well, surprisingly many doctors and nutritionists would say that the fat is transformed into heat or energy, but the researchers have concluded that this is not possible. Why? Because of this: E = mc^2.
You can’t just turn matter into energy and not obtain an atomic bomb.
Do, where does the fat go? Well, the fat, or better said the triglycerides C55H104O6 are burned through regular oxidation processes due to metabolism and then they are eliminated through respiration by exhaling CO2.
Due to the conservation of energy the researchers landed with this neat and simple reaction from chemistry:
C55H104O6 + 78O2 → 55CO2 + 52H2O + energy
There is actually some energy generated, but it is small in comparison with what we exhale.
What does this mean? That means that the fat goes out through our mouths when we exhale carbon dioxide.
Should we breath faster, then? Nope. You’ll over-ventilate. Do sports and eat just enough. Even a chocolate if you eat after doing sports for 1 hour will destroy your work.
So, now you know the solution in a scientifically stated way: sports and healthy eating.