Longitudinal changes in abdominal fat distribution with menopause.

@article{Franklin2009LongitudinalCI,
  title={Longitudinal changes in abdominal fat distribution with menopause.},
  author={Ruth M. Franklin and Lori Ploutz-Snyder and Jill A. Kanaley},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2009},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={
          311-5
        }
}
Increases in abdominal fat have been reported with menopause, but the impact of menopause on abdominal fat distribution (visceral vs subcutaneous) is still unclear. The objective of the study was to determine if abdominal fat content (volume) or distribution is altered with menopause. Magnetic resonance imaging was used to quantify total abdominal, subcutaneous, and visceral fat in 8 healthy women, both in the premenopausal state and 8 years later in the postmenopausal state. Physical activity… CONTINUE READING

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