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Exploring BMI. A bit technical. Sorry.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

"Those with a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 28 kg/m2 experienced a 30% increase in TAG concentration, while those whose BMI was less than 28, experienced no change...

These data demonstrate that certain characteristics (e.g., BMI) can make some individuals more sensitive with respect to lipid and lipoprotein changes when dietary CHO is increased.

Such characteristics that have been identified from previous work in this field and include BMI, insulin sensitivity (Coulston et al. 1989), concentration of TAG before the dietary change is made (Parks et al. 2001), hormone replacement therapy (Kasim-Karakas et al. 2000), and genetic factors (Dreon et al. 2000)."

^ Parks, E.J. (2002). "Dietary carbohydrate’s effects on lipogenesis and the relationship of lipogenesis to blood insulin and glucose concentrations". British Journal of Nutrition 87: S247–S253. doi:10.1079/BJN/2002544. PMID 12088525.
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  • 123ELAINE456
    Thank You for the Information. God Blessings to Everyone.
    1309 days ago
    In other words, a high BMI can trigger Metabolic Syndrome (high cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, and diabetes). Keeping your blood glucose numbers low and even helps to combat the effects. Hopefully, over time it will drop the weight and BMI back into healthy ranges.

    1309 days ago
    TAG is triglycerides. Now, it makes sense. emoticon
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