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Ethanol Questions

Ethanol

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by 78417 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

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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dmi 0 · October 14, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Ethanol -> Acetaldehyde -> Acetic acid -> Acetyl-CoA -> Ketone bodies The last step of conversion to ketone bodies would not necessarily hapen, especially if you're not low carb and have enough glucose at the time you drink the alcohol. (more)

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by 78417 · September 16, 2014 at 7:23 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)