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NADIR ALI a’ | Eat high carb: insulin to fat cells: store fat to brain: LOVE THIS…SEND MORE!
presents episode 1074 | Dr Nadir Ali
Nadir Ali MD podcast

Dr Nadir Ali: sugar map of the brain…
Normal: good uptake
Alzheimers: poor

Adding sugar
Normal: 150mg/dL
-improved memory
Alzheimers: 225

Brain requires insulin
to drive energy in

Insulin receptor as insulin binds to it…
-cell activates GLUT4 channel to bring sugar in
-burn for energy
-or, convert to glycogen
Same cell will also
-insulin receptor substrate 1
[IRS-1 converts sugar
into mTOR] -making protein

Brain cell has MANY insulin receptors in hippocampus…
-receptor brings in fuel AND creates chemical reactions
-new proteins formed that
Synaptic Plasticity

When you eat high carb, insulin tells liver
-get ready to store sugar or use it
Tells muscle
-amino acids are coming
-build new protein
Tells fat cells
-store fat in fat cells
Tells brain
“I love this sugar!
Let’s do it again!”


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