Obesity and post-prandial lipid metabolism. Feast or famine?

  title={Obesity and post-prandial lipid metabolism. Feast or famine?},
  author={Ian James Martins and Trevor G. Redgrave},
  journal={The Journal of nutritional biochemistry},
  volume={15 3},
Both in Western countries and in third world countries there is an increasing incidence of obesity. Obesity per se or insulin resistance associated with obesity may increase cardiovascular risk factors including dyslipidemia, hypertension and Type 2 diabetes. Over the past decade the understanding has increased of specific mediators in the hypothalamus that are involved in regulating food intake and body weight. In obese humans fasting plasma lipids can be normal but postprandial lipid… CONTINUE READING
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