Some trivia related to our discussion on Bioenergetics and Digestion:
- Females need a certain amount of body fat (~22%) to produce hormones needed for fertility. Check the Harvard link and the BBC news article.
- Quote illustrating the 10% rule:
“Three hundred trout are needed to support one man for a year.
The trout, in turn, must consume 90,000 frogs, that must consume 27 million grasshoppers that live off of 1,000 tons of grass.”
— G. Tyler Miller, Jr., American Chemist (1971)