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carbohydrates causing deposition of fats in adipose tissue

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Consuming too many carbohydrates causes deposition of fats in adipose tissue, how can this happen and why aren't the molecules stored in glycogen instead?

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Problem:
consuming too many carbohydrates causes deposition of fats in adipose tissue
How can this happen and why aren't the molecules stored in glycogen instead?
Solution:
Carbohydrates are sources of energy for vital metabolic processes and also are constituents of cellular substances such as nucleic acids, and are enzyme cofactors and structural components of cell ...

Solution Summary

It explains why deposition of fats in adipose tissue happens when consuming too many carbohydrates.

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