He says consuming fewer than 1200 calories per day might induce fat storage. You're not insane if you've been eating less but still gaining weight.
He says that consuming processed meals when under 1500 calories a day might lead the body to retain fat instead of burn it.
He says fasting and high-processed diet can disturb the TCA cycle.
We are turning on our fat storage switch. Once this loop is disturbed, consuming less calories than you consume doesn't matter.
Because our diet isn't giving us enough energy.
It stores fat and lowers your basal metabolic rate while in storage.
Diet culture has pushed these manufactured meals for years to save calories.