The difference in the storage capacities for carbohydrate and for fat, and its implications in the regulation of body weight.

@article{Flatt1987TheDI,
  title={The difference in the storage capacities for carbohydrate and for fat, and its implications in the regulation of body weight.},
  author={J. P. Flatt},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1987},
  volume={499},
  pages={104-23}
}
  • J. P. Flatt
  • Published 1987 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
The two-compartment model presented here suggests that weight maintenance can be achieved by a regulation of food intake geared primarily toward the maintenance of stable glycogen levels, rather than toward the preservation of the overall energy balance. This concept is reminiscent of the glucostatic theory of food intake regulation proposed by Mayer. It is viewed here as being linked to changes in the body's carbohydrate stores, which represent an integration of carbohydrate and lipid fluxes… CONTINUE READING
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