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Observations regarding consumption of Peruvian native grains (quinoa, amaranth and kañiwa), weight status, and perceptions of potential risk factors, warning signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes among Peruvian adults: A case study
Wheat flour-based foods and rice have replaced native cereals in the diets of many urban-living Peruvians. Urban areas have also seen increases in overweight, obesity, and type 2 diabetes mellitus prevalence in recent ...
THE EFFECTS OF SUGAR INTAKE ON ENERGY CONTROL
Long term use of sugars can induce excess caloric intake and/or obesity. To evaluate the effects of sugar intake on different regions of the hypothalamus (the brain's control center for energy homeostasis) we first developed ...
NECK CIRCUMFERENCE AS A NEW ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICATOR FOR PREDICTION OF CARDIOMETABOLIC RISKS IN SAUDI POPULATION
Background: Recent studies have associated neck circumference (NC) with metabolic and cardiovascular disease risk factors. No studies designed to examine NC as a measure of cardiometabolic risks have been performed in Saudi ...
O-GLCNACYLATION IS NOT INCREASED IN THE HYPOTHALAMUS OF RATS GIVEN 6 WEEK ACCESS TO SUCROSE SOLUTION DESPITE MARKERS OF METABOLIC DYSREGULATION
The peptide hormone leptin acts globally to maintain various metabolic processes. Impaired response to leptin binding is referred to as leptin resistance and results in metabolic dysregulation. Leptin is essential in the ...