Inflammatory proteins are related to total and abdominal adiposity in a healthy adolescent population: the AVENA Study.

@article{Wrnberg2006InflammatoryPA,
  title={Inflammatory proteins are related to total and abdominal adiposity in a healthy adolescent population: the AVENA Study.},
  author={Julia W{\"a}rnberg and Esther Nova and Luis Aznar Moreno and Javier Romeo and M I Mesana and Jonatan R. Ruiz and Francisco B. Ortega and Michael Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m and Manuel Bueno and A Ascensi{\'o}n Marcos},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={505-12}
}
BACKGROUND In adults, obesity is characterized by a state of chronic low-grade inflammation accompanied by moderately high concentrations of acute phase inflammatory proteins. Recent results regarding C-reactive protein (CRP) point to a similar status in adolescents; however, studies of associations of the serum inflammatory proteins CRP, ceruloplasmin, and complement factors C3 and C4 with body fat distribution remain scarce. OBJECTIVE We aimed to establish the possible relations of serum… CONTINUE READING

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