Interesting data on size of body energy stores

found it in my Drafts – unfortunately dont remember the source…

Energy Stores in Man

Tissue Fuel

Provides fuel for

Reserve, grams

Starvation

Walking

Marathon

Body Fat

9000-15000

34 days

11 days

3 days

Muscle Glycogen

350

14 hours

5 hours

70 minutes

Liver Glycogen

80

3.5 hours

70 minutes

18 minutes

Blood/Extracellular Glucose

20

40 minutes

15 minutes

4 minutes

Body Protein

6000

15 days

5 days

1.3 days

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