Obesity and the Regulation of Energy Balance

  title={Obesity and the Regulation of Energy Balance},
  author={Bruce M. Spiegelman and Jeffrey S. Flier},
total fast of approximately 150 days! This impressive energy reserve is due both to the high energy content of triglycerides versus polysaccharides, and the fact that triglycerides are stored in essentially anhydrous Harvard Medical School form; polysaccharides such as glycogen are hydrated Boston, Massachusetts 02115 in storage form, decreasing their efficiency as fuel. † Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center To understand obesity, one must understand the con-Division of Endocrinology and the… CONTINUE READING
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