Strategies for healthy weight loss: from vitamin C to the glycemic response.

@article{Johnston2005StrategiesFH,
  title={Strategies for healthy weight loss: from vitamin C to the glycemic response.},
  author={Carol S Johnston},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          158-65
        }
}
America is experiencing a major obesity epidemic. The ramifications of this epidemic are immense since obesity is associated with chronic metabolic abnormalities such as insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and heart disease. Reduced physical activity and/or increased energy intakes are important factors in this epidemic. Additionally, a genetic susceptibility to obesity is associated with gene polymorphisms affecting biochemical pathways that regulate fat oxidation, energy expenditure, or energy… CONTINUE READING

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