Plasma ghrelin levels after two high-carbohydrate meals producing different insulin responses in patients with metabolic syndrome.

Ghrelin is an orexigenic peptide produced in the stomach and its plasma levels are decreased acutely in response to ingested nutrients. To further clarify the role of insulin on ghrelin secretion, the present study was designed to investigate whether circulating ghrelin is affected differently by two mixtures of whole-grain breads known to produce low or… CONTINUE READING