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Internal Sea

  • Low carb diet - less sugar availbility - glycogen breakdown in liver - glucose obtained from other tissues
  • Liver - provides fuel for brain - metabolic hub of body
  • Muscle - fueled by glucose, fatty acids and ketone bodies - large glycogen stores - do no export glucose - cannot perform urea cycle; excrete alanine to remove amonia - resting muscle used fatty acids for 85% energy needs
  • Heart - aerobic - does not use glucose - fatty…


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