Increased carbohydrate induced ghrelin secretion in obese vs. normal-weight adolescent girls.

@article{Misra2009IncreasedCI,
  title={Increased carbohydrate induced ghrelin secretion in obese vs. normal-weight adolescent girls.},
  author={Madhusmita Misra and Patrika M Tsai and Nara Mendes and Karen Klahr Miller and Anne Klibanski},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 9},
  pages={1689-95}
}
Orexigenic and anorexigenic pathways mediate food intake and may be affected by meal composition. Our objective was to determine whether changes in levels of active ghrelin and peptide YY (PYY) differ in obese vs. normal-weight adolescent girls following specific macronutrient intake and predict hunger and subsequent food intake. We enrolled 26 subjects: 13 obese and 13 normal-weight girls, 12-18 years old, matched for maturity (as assessed by bone age) and race. Subjects were assigned a high… CONTINUE READING