Alison Perrotta

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A recent epidemiological study showed that eating 'fast food' items such as potato chips increased likelihood of obesity, whereas eating yogurt prevented age-associated weight gain in humans. It was demonstrated previously in animal models of obesity that the immune system plays a critical role in this process. Here we examined human subjects and mouse(More)
  • Citation Poutahidis, Markus Theofilos, Christopher Kleinewietfeld, Tatiana Smillie, Alison Levkovich, Siddheshvar Perrotta +16 others
  • 2013
The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract A recent epidemiological study showed that eating 'fast food' items such as potato chips increased likelihood of obesity, whereas eating yogurt prevented age-associated weight gain in humans. It was demonstrated previously in(More)
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