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You need carbohydrates, not protein, to keep going.

Sam A

I find this hypothetical student building fascinating. It reads as a modern day secular monastery.

It’s easier to poke holes in an idea than to construct one, so I’ll try to keep my commentary constructive.

I think you should re-examine the role that fat plays in society and the body. Reducing it to simply “excess energy” ignores the incredible benefits of seasonal feast and famine conditions. Fat is a battery.

Additionally, it is deeply linked to mental health through things like temperature regulation, neurotransmitter production. All kinds of signals that tell you whether you are secure for the future or not.

Production of crops within biking distance means that a seasonal bounty can be stored for off season use without needing to can it.

Hope that helps.

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