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Fasting

Abstaining from all food.


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Fasting and bloodsugar

After a meal, there is increase in the blood sugar level (glucose), which is regulated by Insulin secretion. But during fasting, when there is no food directly provided to the body to get it converted to glucose , blood sugar level rises slowly than normal.

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by vinu
Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fasting and bloodsugar
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Fasting and bloodsugar

... - providing you are healthy of course - and so your glucose levels will not fluctuate too much. Of course if you then eat a large meal after fasting your body may take some time to compensate for this and so the levels may get higher. I can't imagine off the top of my head why it would make ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:34 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fasting and bloodsugar
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Fasting and bloodsugar

Would fasting(for about 12 hours) make the blood sugar value to raise slower than normally? And if so, why that be the case? My brain tells me the opposite but a study we've made in school could support it...

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by Julmust
Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fasting and bloodsugar
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When does gluconeogenesis kick in during physical activity?

Thanks Darby, but the article is about renal gluconeogenesis, which starts only in prolonged fasting conditions, unlike liver GNG. Yes it is true that glycogen reserves would usually be enough, but that doesn't mean that GNG does not take place all the same, apparently ...

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by Aymeric
Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:36 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: When does gluconeogenesis kick in during physical activity?
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Adiposity and Disease

... in the human body work. It seems to me, considering the modern diet of westerners in affluent countries, that, we fail to experience times of fasting, at least during waking hours. If we consider the conventional diet that consists of eating three meals a day which roughly coincide with the ...

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by Don
Mon May 23, 2011 6:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Adiposity and Disease
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