4. This all happens even in the absence of calories from food!
"The human body has evolutionarily adapted to capturing and utilizing sunlight through the melanin in our skin. Human hairlessness was positively selected for and made possible the conversion of sunlight wavelengths into chemical energy within our cells.", says Marshall.
There are even ways you can promote your innate ability to photosynthesize (sounds weird, right?) by upping your chlorophyll intake with blue spirulina powder.
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