Gluconeogenesis

Introduction: our very own sugar factory Step into the low-carb world and soon enough you’ll hear the term GlucoNeoGenesis. GNG for short, is your body’s ability to construct glucose, a kind of sugar, out of molecules that aren’t glucose. It does this to ensure that, if you don’t eat any carbs, the cells in your body that need glucose will still get enough of it. It’s one reason why humans are so good at fasting or delaying death from starvation

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Episode 1 – Linking dysregulated adipocyte fat flow to diabetes

In Episode 1 of the BreakNutrition Show we talked about how how dysregulated fat flow from fat cells can drive the creation of new glucose in the liver and lead to diabetes, here is the paper: Hepatic acetyl CoA links adipose tissue inflammation to hepatic insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25662011