Metabolic Flexibility

Metabolic Flexibility Metabolic flexibility refers to the ability of the body to switch its primary fuel source. Specifically it is the ability to transition between the two primary energy sources which is lipids (fats) and carbohydrates (sugars). Normally, after a (carbohydrate rich) meal, the primary goal of the body is to normalize the hyperglycemia (elevation of blood sugar), which was driven by dietary carbohydrates. Logically, the body shifts towards a carbohydrate storage and carbohydrate metabolic…
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