Adipose tissue and metabolic effects: new insight into measurements

@article{Pietrobelli2005AdiposeTA,
  title={Adipose tissue and metabolic effects: new insight into measurements},
  author={Angelo Pietrobelli and Attilio Loris Boner and Luciano Tat{\`o}},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={S97-S100}
}
BACKGROUND:Epidemiologic evidence supports the theory that the relation between obesity and disease risk begins early in life, and those risk factors for disease track, or remain at a similar level, with advancing age, growth, and development. The fat tissue, once considered as a depot for energy substrate, is a metabolically active tissue. The fat cells produce agents that regulate a host of physiological processes directly related to carbohydrate and fat metabolism and the development of… CONTINUE READING