You need to get calories from somewhere, should it be from carbohydrate or fat?
Monday, July 10, 2023
Insulin sensitivity makes you fat. Insulin resistance makes you fat. Discuss. (03) Visceral vs subcutaneous
Visceral adipocytes are exquisitely insulin sensitive. Visceral adipocytes are insulin resistant. Let's go. This is another of the ancho...
Thursday, June 29, 2023
Insulin sensitivity makes you fat. Insulin resistance makes you fat. Discuss. (02)
This is just a longevity study but it provides insight following on from my last post . An isocaloric moderately high-fat diet extends lifes...
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Insulin sensitivity makes you fat. Insulin resistance makes you fat. Discuss.
My apologies for disappearing off of the blog, after the trip to Alicante and subsequent half term I got out of the habit of blogging and le...
Sunday, May 14, 2023
Chicken fillets are not meat. If you're a cat.
I've just had a very near miss with feeding one of my cats. Mini came to us as a kitten around 2012. Back in those days I fed raw meaty ...
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Fructose (10) A can of cola
At some stage we have to transition from "fructose is good, it increases glycogen storage in the liver" through "if fructose ...
Saturday, May 06, 2023
Fructose (09) The Surwit hepatocyte
I hope everyone has forgotten this diagram which I simplified to this: Well, now it's time to butcher it further, to an even simpler dia...
Fructose (08) Acipimox and FFAs
Just a tidy up post. I got bored with acipimox. This is why inhibiting lipolysis using acipimox doesn't make you fat. Different acute an...
Monday, May 01, 2023
Fructose (07) Acipimox tangent II
Acipimox is a drug which keeps on giving. Before I get back to fructose thoughts there's this post and maybe another given over to acipi...
Thursday, April 27, 2023
Fructose (06) Acipimox tangent
I've glibly stated that I consider insulin resistance to be a simple but imperfect adaptation to the inability of insulin to suppress ba...
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Fructose (05) Four out of five diabetics
This follow on study looking at fructose in people with type 2 diabetes was a bit of a disappointment. TLDR: Fructose works pretty well in ...
Monday, April 24, 2023
Fructose (04) Normal Adults
Now it's time to think about this paper Acute Fructose Administration Decreases the Glycemic Response to an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test ...
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