Plasma ghrelin response following a period of acute overfeeding in normal weight men

@article{Robertson2004PlasmaGR,
  title={Plasma ghrelin response following a period of acute overfeeding in normal weight men},
  author={M Denise Robertson and Robin A. Henderson and Gunn E Vist and R David E Rumsey},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={727-733}
}
BACKGROUND: Ghrelin, a 28 amino-acid peptide secreted primarily from the stomach has been identified as the endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue receptor. Ghrelin is suppressed in the postprandial state and has been linked to both type II diabetes and obesity.AIMS: To investigate the effects of a period of overfeeding with high-fat dietary supplements on plasma ghrelin levels in nonobese men.METHODS: Six healthy males (21–34 y; BMI 21–24 kg/m2) underwent the dietary… CONTINUE READING