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by 77340 · October 15, 2012 at 06:47 AM

When ethanol is metabolized, ketones are produced. Is it possible to use them as fuel during ketosis (or to enter state of ketosis)? If not, why? Biochemistry-based explanation would be very appreciated! Thanks!

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Mscott 0 · October 14, 2012 at 09:33 PM

This is my understanding of things: Ketones are produced from the acetyl-CoA during low insulin conditions. This occurs when some acetyl-Coa molecules, usually made from fatty acids (or sometimes specific amino acids), don't enter the Kreb's... (more)

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by 77340 · May 14, 2011 at 04:10 PM

I am wondering if it is a health ahzard to consume products containing ethanol? I am an abstainer from alchohol in 'significant amounts'(?) and don't drink. Having often popndered the benefits of Royal Jelly and Ginsing and other Supplements I... (more)