Melatonin and metabolic regulation: a review.

  title={Melatonin and metabolic regulation: a review.},
  author={Miguel Navarro-Alarc{\'o}n and Francisco Javier Ruiz-Ojeda and Rosa M Blanca-Herrera and Mar{\'i}a Mohammad A-Serrano and Dar{\'i}o Acu{\~n}a-Castroviejo and Gumersindo Fern{\'a}ndez-V{\'a}zquez and Ahmad Agil},
  journal={Food & function},
  volume={5 11},
Human life expectancy has increased over the past 50 years due to scientific and medical advances and higher food availability. However, overweight and obesity affect more than 50% of adults and 15% of infants and adolescents. There has also been a marked increase in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in recent decades, which has been associated with a reduction in nocturnal pineal production of melatonin with aging and an increased risk of coronary diseases, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM… CONTINUE READING
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