Low serum leptin concentration in vegetarian prepubertal

  • Ambroszkiewicz, Laskowska-Klita, Klemarczyk
  • Published 2011

Abstract

Purpose: Vegetarian diet may play a positive role in reducing risk of several chronic diseases such as diabetes, coronary heart disease and some types of cancer. There are different vegetarian dietary patterns, some of which are nutritionally adequate for children, whereas other may lack some essential nutrients. Leptin, a hormone from adipose tissue plays… (More)

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