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📝Effects of Dietary Monosaccharides on Sympathetic Nervous System Activity in Adipose Tissues of Male Rats

The effects of carbohydrates on the Sympathetic Nervous System.

Round 2: this is NOT about saying carbs are bad for you, or that carbs are not a convenient source of glucose, or that carbs do not help the release of brain serotonin. Etc…

This post is ONLY about showing that carbs trigger a Sympathetic response. And i think this puts carbs in the realm of stimulants. It depends on what you would call a stimulant obviously, but “food that causes a Sympathetic response” seems like a good definition.

The insulin response alone is not sufficient to explain what is happening.

Read the article here

https://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/content/53/5/1271

Updated on March 17, 2020

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