Habitual dietary intake and insulin sensitivity in lean and obese adults.

@article{Lovejoy1992HabitualDI,
  title={Habitual dietary intake and insulin sensitivity in lean and obese adults.},
  author={J F Lovejoy and M Digirolamo},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1992},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={1174-9}
}
Studies in rodents have shown that short-term increases in dietary fat result in fat cell enlargement and insulin resistance. In humans, although high-fat diets have been associated with obesity, little is known about the specific metabolic effects of these diets. In this study we explored possible associations between habitual dietary composition and insulin sensitivity. Twenty-two lean and 23 obese subjects were characterized by dietary history (food frequency questionnaire), anthropometrics… CONTINUE READING