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Old 10-13-2006, 09:34 AM   #4
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That is right on! A key difference in the fasted state that peels off muscle and the state that does not is insulin levels. High insulin means little or no fat utilization for energy and consequent muscle catabolism for gluconeogenesis to maintain blood glucose levels. Interesting paradoxical stuff.
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