SNR #250: Mike T Nelson, PhD – Metabolic Flexibility Revisited

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SNR #250: Mike T Nelson, PhD – Metabolic Flexibility Revisited

Guest Bio

Mike T Nelson, PhD

Mike has a PhD in exercise physiology from the University of Minnesota, with that work focusing on the concept of metabolic flexibility. In addition, he has a MS in biomechanics and an adjunct professor and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine.

In This Episode We Discuss

  • How to correctly think about metabolic flexibility
  • Metabolic flexibility in adipose and muscle tissue
  • Fuel use in type 2 diabetes
  • Why ketogenic diets do not increase metabolic flexibility
  • What drives metabolic inflexibility
  • Metabolic flexibility pathways are therapeutic targets for metabolic diseases

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