Total glycogen stores in adults

Range ≈200 - 500 grams
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Flatt JP. Use and storage of carbohydrate and fat. Am J Clin Nutr. 1995 Apr61(4 Suppl):952S-959S. p.953S left column top paragraphPubMed ID7900694
Comments "Total glycogen stores in adults can thus be estimated to be ˜200-500 g, depending on body size and on the amount of carbohydrate consumed, and vary substantially during the day as a function of food intake and exertion."
Entered by Uri M
ID 110214