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Glycogen storage: illusions of easy weight loss, excessive weight regain, and distortions in estimates of body composition.

Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 1992 Jul;56(1):292S-293S.
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Glycogen is stored in the liver, muscles, and fat cells in hydrated form (three to four parts water) associated with potassium (0.45 mmol K/g glycogen). Total body potassium (TBK) changes ea...the dieting process, the exaggerated regain if carbohydrate loading occurs, and the implications for weight control programs and overestimation of nitrogen losses with dieting are discussed.

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