After publishing The Science Behind Fat Metabolism a couple weeks ago, I received a tremendous amount of helpful feedback from scientists, medical professionals, and other health experts. Cheers, Internet. I appreciate the feedback and refinement. I also got a bunch of questions about low-carb dieting, hence my attempt in this article to summarize the underlying science. As these branches get sufficiently used up, some interesting changes start happening. This not only produces a good amount of ATP on its own, but the build-up of Acetyl-CoA in liver cells induces ketogenesis like so. If their concentration is high enough in the blood, some of these molecules are excreted in breath, sweat, and urine hence the fruity smell of keto-dieting people during induction. But most of the acetoacetate and beta-hydroxybutyrate is sent from the liver around to other tissues, where they are reconverted to Acetyl CoA Thus, in ketosis your liver cells rely mostly on the ATP derived from oxidizing fatty acids as described above.
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