Relation of dietary and lifestyle traits to difference in serum leptin of Japanese in Japan and Hawaii: the INTERLIPID study.

@article{Nakamura2012RelationOD,
  title={Relation of dietary and lifestyle traits to difference in serum leptin of Japanese in Japan and Hawaii: the INTERLIPID study.},
  author={Yasuyuki Nakamura and Hirotsugu Ueshima and Nagako Okuda and Katsuyuki Miura and Yoshikuni Kita and Tomonori Okamura and Tanvir C Turin and Akira Okayama and Beatriz Rodr{\'i}guez and Jess David Curb and Jeremiah Stamler},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={14-22}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Previously, we found significantly higher serum leptin in Japanese-Americans in Hawaii than Japanese in Japan. We investigated whether differences in dietary and other lifestyle factors explain higher serum leptin concentrations in Japanese living a Western lifestyle in Hawaii compared with Japanese in Japan. METHODS AND RESULTS Serum leptin and nutrient intakes were examined by standardized methods in men and women ages 40-59 years from two population samples, one… CONTINUE READING

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