Insulin is a Fat Storage Hormone

The more insulin you have, the more fat you accumulate. Insulin activates the enzyme hexokinase, which phosphorylates glucose, trapping it within the cell, (and inhibits the activity of glucose-6-phosphatase, preventing phosphorylated glucose from being returned to glucose). Insulin also activates several of the enzymes that are directly involved in glycogen synthesis, including phosphofructokinase and glycogen… Continue reading Insulin is a Fat Storage Hormone