Testing the carbohydrate insulin model in mice: Erroneous critique does not alter previous conclusion

J R Speakman* (Corresponding Author), S Hu, J Togo

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Abstract

The carbohydrate-insulin model (CIM) is a theoretical model which aims to explain the role of carbohydrates in driving adiposity, and hence how changing patterns of macronutrient intake have shaped the obesity epidemic [1,2].
Original languageEnglish
Article number100961
Number of pages2
JournalMolecular Metabolism
Volume35
Early online date12 Feb 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2020

Bibliographical note

We are grateful to Dr Kevin Hall of the NIH for comments on an earlier draft of this paper, and Dr Stephan Guyenet for his informative blog posts on the CIM. Our study of mouse diets was funded by the strategic research program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDB13030100).

Keywords

  • ABSORPTION
  • GLYCEMIC INDEX

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