Nutrition


If you’re like us, you love the sound of a brunch buffet. But not everything you eat at that glorious buffet is going to be turned into energy. Your body has to work with different forms of food in different ways. In this episode of Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology, Hank takes us through more about our metabolism including cellular respiration, atp, glycogenesis, and how insulin regulates our blood sugar levels.

Anatomy of Hank Poster: of Respiration converts glucose into ATP 2:03
Glycogenesis converts glucose to glycogen 3:26
Lipogenesis converts glucose into triglycerides 5:58
Insulin regulates blood sugar levels 5:22

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