How does snacking affect lipolysis?


Snacking can negatively impact lipolysis, which is the process of breaking down fats. According to Louisa Nicola's guest, Dr. Ralph Esposito, on the "", frequent snacking can lead to elevated insulin levels, which signals to the body that it's in a fed state rather than a fasted state. When insulin levels are elevated, besides their primary role in glucose uptake, they communicate to the adipose tissue (fat stores) not to tap into fat reserves for energy. This essentially inhibits lipolysis or fat breakdown 1.

Avoiding Nutritional Pitfalls

Dr. Ralph Esposito shares three important tips for maintaining a healthy diet. He emphasizes the importance of listening to your body, avoiding snacking, and understanding the role of insulin in fat breakdown.

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