Role of dietary factors: macronutrients.

  title={Role of dietary factors: macronutrients.},
  author={Len H. Storlien and Linda C. Tapsell and G Dennis Calvert},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  volume={58 3 Pt 2},
Insulin resistance is an important early marker of the metabolic syndrome disease cluster. Our understanding of the role of dietary macronutrients in the etiology of insulin resistance is currently limited by a paucity of credible intervention studies in humans. In contemplating such studies there are many issues that need consideration from actual study design (e.g., duration of intervention, study population, cross-over or not, nutrient formulation) to practical issues such as palatability… CONTINUE READING