Can Protein Convert to fat?

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Post by Ironman » Fri Jun 26, 2009 5:22 pm

That's not exactly it. Little to none will be stored as fat. Because if the carbs are low what little gluconeogenesis that occurs is going to go to the brain. If the carbs are high, the body is not going to bother with gluconeogenesis. At that point there is no need, it already has glucose. The insulin response is really just because of how fast the whey is digested. everything you eat has at least some insulin response.

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Post by frogbyte » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:50 am

According to ... neogenesis there's always some gluconeogenesis going on... it's a matter of efficiency of conversion to fat apparently, that makes it impossible to get fat off of protein.

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