Ghrelin secretion is modulated in a nutrient- and gender-specific manner.

  title={Ghrelin secretion is modulated in a nutrient- and gender-specific manner.},
  author={Yona Greenman and Nehama Golani and Susan Gilad and Mariana Yaron and Rona Limor and Naftali Stern},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  volume={60 3},
BACKGROUND Ghrelin is a potent GH secretagogue that also plays an important role in appetite and weight regulation. Ghrelin increases hunger and food intake, and its levels decrease after a standard meal or glucose. OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of standard oral glucose, lipid and protein loads on ghrelin levels, investigating the possibility that these responses may be modulated by several anthropometric and metabolic factors. SUBJECTS AND METHODS There were 24 adult nondiabetic… CONTINUE READING
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