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Important Information About Low Carb, Cortisol and Glucose

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • If your fat intake is higher than 30%, glucose will be metabolized through glycolysis and not in the mitochondria, which increases lactic acid. The fat percentage limit for most healthy people is likely around 35%, whereas diabetics and the obese may need to limit their fat intake to 15%


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