Carbohydrate is a protein-sparring nutrient??

  1. Carbohydrate is a protein-sparring nutrient??


    Could someone please help explain what this means

    Carbohydrate is a protein-sparring nutrient????


    Thanks so much!! I appreciate it


  2. Because the body would rather use carbs than protein as a fuel source. When this happens it leaves protein (actually amino acids) to be used as building blocks and not a fuel source.
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  3. ohhhh ok i get it now!! thanks abunch bro
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