Prepregnancy body mass index influences lipid oxidation rate during pregnancy.

@article{Bugatto2017PrepregnancyBM,
  title={Prepregnancy body mass index influences lipid oxidation rate during pregnancy.},
  author={Fernando Bugatto and Roc{\'i}o Quintero-Prado and Jos{\'e} M Vilar-S{\'a}nchez and Germ{\'a}n Perdomo and Rafael Torrej{\'o}n and Jos{\'e} Luis Bartha},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2017},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={207-215}
}
INTRODUCTION The influence of maternal body mass index (BMI) on respiratory quotient during pregnancy is not clear. We aim to evaluate longitudinal changes in energy expenditure, respiratory quotient, and substrate oxidation rates in normal and overweight women with uncomplicated pregnancies. We hypothesized that the threshold period in switching from a predominantly carbohydrate to a predominantly lipid metabolism may be different in normal and overweight women. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty… CONTINUE READING

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