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Methodological approaches to assess body-weight regulation and aetiology of obesity.

Abstract:

Obesity, which is becoming one of the major health hazards in developed and developing societies, results from a long-term positive energy balance. Body-weight regulation and stability depend on an axis with three interrelated components: food intake, energy expenditure and adipogenesis, although there are still many unknown features concerning fuel homeostasis and energy balance. Biochemical processes are interconnected, and a separate consideration of each component is often useful for meth...

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10.1017/S0029665100000458

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De Miguel, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
Lafontan, M More by this author
Laville, M More by this author
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Journal:
The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
Volume:
59
Issue:
3
Pages:
405-411
Publication date:
2000-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2719
ISSN:
0029-6651
URN:
uuid:ce05fcd9-ab53-40dd-b82f-fa79f7e309b6
Source identifiers:
430003
Local pid:
pubs:430003

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