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Do I have to have a no carb diet in order to lose weight because my body gets energy from fat?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Absolutely, Always

Fat storage is driven by carbs, not fat in food.
Ability to burn sugar for energy is limited. Fate sugar inside cells: 1. Krebs cycle-limited, 2. Store as glycogen-limited, 3. Bind to proteins-very limited & not healthy, 4. Convert to triglyceride fats & export for storage. Continued carb intake drives cells to quit taking in sugars (despite insulin+amylin), called Insulin resistance >> diabetes!

In brief: Absolutely, Always

Fat storage is driven by carbs, not fat in food.
Ability to burn sugar for energy is limited. Fate sugar inside cells: 1. Krebs cycle-limited, 2. Store as glycogen-limited, 3. Bind to proteins-very limited & not healthy, 4. Convert to triglyceride fats & export for storage. Continued carb intake drives cells to quit taking in sugars (despite insulin+amylin), called Insulin resistance >> diabetes!
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