Nutrition Myths

Tag - glucose

Glucose metabolism

About 20% of glucose gets metabolized in the liver. The rest is distributed to most of the body cells for energy production and storage (e.g. in muscles as glycogen). Part of the ingested glucose will end up in the liver cells, specifically in...


Starch is a complex carbohydrate found in plant foods, and serves as their energy storage. Starch is made of three or more (usually several hundreds or thousands) glucose units bonded together. It doesn’t contain fructose.