Dr Kiel attempts to simply sugar and carbohydrate metabolism to make it easier to understand.
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This video is a brief introduction to what carbohydrates and sugars are, how your body metabolizes them, what happens when increase your intake, what happens when you decrease your intake, what the glycemic index is and recommendations.
Carbohydrate metabolism is complicated but you should understand how it works. Carbs can be referred to as starches, sugar, glucose, monosaccharide, polysaccharide, fructose, galactose, lactose, maltose, and sucrose. The purpose is to produce cellular energy, adenosine triphosphate, ATP and includes electron transports chain. This is known as aerobic respiratory and includes the citrus acid cycle, TCA, electron transport chain. There are many sources of carbs, they can be simple or complex. You should understand carb cycling, deficit, metabolism, anabolism, catabolism, breakdown, macromolecules, macronutrients, synthesis, counting carbs, daily requirements, diabetes mellitus, digestion, glycogen, gluconeogenesis, and glycolysis as it’s all very important and complex.
Post time: Jun-21-2017