Human obesity and some of its experimental counterparts.

  • Gordon Bray
  • Published 1979 in Annales de la nutrition et de l'alimentation


Human obesity is a manifestation of a positive energy balance. A variety of different factors influence this balance. The varieties of human obesity may be classified as follows: 1. Childhood onset with or without an increased number of adipocytes; 2. The syndromes of neuroendocrine dysfunction including hypothalamic obesity, Cushing's disease, and… (More)


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