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A review of weight control strategies and their effects on the regulation of hormonal balance.
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PMID:  21822485     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The estimated prevalence of obesity in the USA is 72.5 million adults with costs attributed to obesity more than 147 billion dollars per year. Though caloric restriction has been used extensively in weight control studies, short-term success has been difficult to achieve, with long-term success of weight control being even more elusive. Therefore, novel approaches are needed to control the rates of obesity that are occurring globally. The purpose of this paper is to provide a synopsis of how exercise, sleep, psychological stress, and meal frequency and composition affect levels of ghrelin, cortisol, insulin GLP-1, and leptin and weight control. We will provide information regarding how hormones respond to various lifestyle factors which may affect appetite control, hunger, satiety, and weight control.
Neil A Schwarz; B Rhett Rigby; Paul La Bounty; Brian Shelmadine; Rodney G Bowden
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-07-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nutrition and metabolism     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  2090-0732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Nutr Metab     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526296     Medline TA:  J Nutr Metab     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237932     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, School of Education, Baylor University, One Bear Place no. 97304, Waco, TX 76798, USA.
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