Plasma leptin and hunger ratings in healthy humans.

  title={Plasma leptin and hunger ratings in healthy humans.},
  author={J L Joannic and Jean Michel Oppert and Najiba Lahlou and Arnaud Basdevant and Silvy Auboiron and Jocelyne Raison and Francis R J Bornet and B Guy-grand},
  volume={30 2},
Leptin, the ob gene product, is considered as a signal involved in the regulation of energy stores through centrally mediated effects on ingestive behavior and metabolism. To investigate the relationships between appetite-related sensations and circulating leptin in humans, 12 healthy male volunteers were served two test lunches (1200 kcal, 38% carbohydrate, 50% fat, 12% protein) with comparable palatability but resulting in different postprandial hunger ratings, and plasma leptin… CONTINUE READING


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