Episode 185 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s “We Do Science” podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss “Restricting Carbs and its Impact on Physical Activity & Metabolism” with Professor Javier Gonzalez PhD (University of Bath, UK)

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Fuel use  and changes during activity and rest
  • Blood sugar and insulin responses to sugar and carbohydrate restriction
  • Sugar restriction and blood lactate concentrations
  • Fat oxidation rates after various types of meals
  • Changes in metabolism as a result of sugar and carbohydrate restriction and wether that actually results in physical activity and total energy intake differences
  • Pros and cons to sugar and carbohydrate restriction for health, body composition and performance

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