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What percentage of the brain is fat?
The myelin insulation around neural axons and glial cells, which is mostly lipid, brings the fat content of an animal brain to about 60%.
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According to the Ripley's Believe it or Not I got in my email inbox from comics.com on April 11, 2009, the answer is 70%.
Glucose is the only fuel normally used by brain cells. Because neurons cannot store glucose, they depend on the bloodstream to deliver a constant supply blood glucose. A proce…ss called glycogenolysis can break down glycogen stored in the liver to glucose. This then travels in the blood to your brain or muscles in need of glucose.
No. That's not the case. It may be said that the brain, like every other part of the body has to dispose of excess glucose as fast as possible so burns glucose before ketone…s but for every neurone in the brain there are nine astrocytes. Astrocytes prefer to deal with fatty acids rather than glucose as their primary energy fuel and at times of glucose restriction ensure neurones are supplied with ketones. We have to remember the brain is 60% fat and mylene sheath is 70% fat. We have to retain the metabolic flexibility to switch fuels as required. Generally speaking the brain functions better when in ketone burning mode. If you think about it our hunter gatherer ancestors had to be able to hunt wild animals when starving. If their brains/muscles didn't function properly when desperately hungry humans wouldn't have survived the evolutionary process.
60% of your brain is fat.
We don't really know much about how thought actually works, but we do know that whoever came up with the "ten percent" figure was actually using considerably less than that at… the time ... it's completely, entirely wrong in nearly every possible way.
According to the size of it's brain ant uses approximately 75% to 80%
The whole brain just have to get a hold of your spiritual side
Dogs don't have brains
saturated fat affects your brian is if you had a stroke
cew your shoe
crisps are useful
That's impossible to say, you need to state figures.