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Old 06-26-2009, 09:06 PM   #971
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Originally Posted by TheDave View Post
It's not the problem of alcohol having carbs... It's solely a function of it's effect on lipoprotien lipase. With out that enzyme the body is SEVER LY hampered in it's conversion of fat cells into fatty acids that can be used for energy.

Lipolysis is a part of the ketogenic process... Lypolisys is the act of breaking down a fat cell into it's individual fatty acids. Ketosis occurs once the liver begins to produce ketone bodies that are used in the conversion of fatty acids into energy.
Thanks ... good info. But really, 30-40 carbs is too many? I weigh 260 pounds, does that matter? I did put the bottle down right away though.

And the down side to me stopping drinking? A lot fewer flasks to give away ... did'ja even think about that before you posted this Dave?

No you didn't, because you're selfish.

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