Carbohydrate metabolism and aging
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Carbohydrate metabolism and aging

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Published .
Written in English


  • Carbohydrates -- Metabolism,
  • Exercise -- Physiological aspects,
  • Aging,
  • Energy metabolism,
  • Liver -- Glycogenic function

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lynn R. Aaron
SeriesHealth, physical education and recreation microform publications
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 78 leaves
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14643720M

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Metabolism varies, depending on age, gender, activity level, fuel consumption, and lean body mass. Your own metabolic rate fluctuates throughout life. By modifying your diet and exercise regimen, you can increase both lean body mass and metabolic rate. Factors affecting metabolism also play important roles in controlling muscle mass. Aging is. Carbohydrates are the most abound macromolecules on earth, and they serve different functions within the cell. The purpose of the book is to provide a glimpse into various aspects of carbohydrates by presenting the research of some of the scientists who are engaged in the development of new tools and ideas used to reveal carbohydrate metabolism in health and . This is one in a series of diet books written by the husband and wife team of Richard and Rachael Heller. Most of the books are follow-ups to their original book, The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet. This updated version, written for the over reader, is basically the same song with some different n: The effect of aging on carbohydrate metabolism: a review of the English literature and a practical approach to the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus in the elderly. Davidson MB. There seems little doubt that the disposal of a glucose load is progressively impaired during aging. The mechanism(s) for this alteration remains by:

Glucose metabolism modifications in the elderly are caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors acting together with age-related changes in carbohydrate handling. At the pancreatic level, there are functional rather than anatomical changes regarding beta cell’s ability to produce and secrete insulin that characterize the. Carbohydrate metabolism is the whole of the biochemical processes responsible for the metabolic formation, breakdown, and interconversion of carbohydrates in living organisms.. Carbohydrates are central to many essential metabolic pathways. Plants synthesize carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water through photosynthesis, allowing them to store energy absorbed from . Carbohydrate metabolism begins with digestion in the small intestine where monosaccharides are absorbed into the blood stream. Blood sugar concentrations are controlled by three hormones: insulin, glucagon, and epinephrine. If the concentration of glucose in the blood is too high, insulin is secreted by the pancreas.   The book also ponders on the physiological aspects of carbohydrate metabolism in the fetus and newborn and glycogen-storage diseases. The publication examines dietary intake of carbohydrate in relation to diabetes and atherosclerosis and glucose tolerance in ischemic cardiovascular Edition: 1.