Brett Osborn

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Get Serious

4.20 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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“Glucose molecules are driven into cells in the presence of insulin. This is independent of the carbohydrate source (simple or complex, table sugar or broccoli). As dictated by the metabolic demands of the body at that instant, glucose is either utilized for ATP production or stored as glycogen or converted to fat. Eat an ice cream sundae and lay on the couch, for example. There is no immediate demand for the consumed glucose and all the surplus is therefore converted to fatty acids and stored as fat. This is why I am an advocate of short walks after a meal; just the opposite occurs. Create a demand and the body will utilize the consumed glucose for energy production, fueling your leg muscles! This equates to less circulating glucose and less AGE formation, in essence conferring protection to the endothelial lining of the blood vessels.”
Brett Osborn, Get Serious

“You are a reservoir of biochemical processes, an unbelievably complex machine, albeit with a high degree of predictability. Our bodies, for the most part, act according to a set of rules that evolved over eons as an adaptive response to environmental pressures. Health is attained through sound biochemistry. The absence of health (disease) is biochemical dysregulation. In other words, we start off healthy and we screw it up! A”
Brett Osborn, Get Serious

“Men with fasting glucose over 85 mg/dL had a 40 percent increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.”
Brett Osborn, Get Serious

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