Energy regulation by the skeleton


Bones of the skeleton are constantly remodeled through bone resorption by cells called osteoclasts and bone formation by cells called osteoblasts. Both cell types are under multi-hormone control....

Diet/Genetic Interactions and Their Effects on Inflammatory Markers


The importance of a healthy diet to living well is well recognized. A growing array of experimental, epidemiological, and clinical studies have revealed an association between pro-inflammatory re...

Association of Leptin, 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, and Parathyroid Hormone in Women


Vitamin D deficiency and adipocytokines have been implicated in the etiology of aging-related diseases such as cancer, osteoporosis, and diseases of the cardiovascular system. The association bet...

Effects of diets high in whey, soy, red meat and milk protein on body weight maintenance in diet-induced obesity in mice


This study examined the effects of different food sources of protein on energy intake, body weight maintenance, and on the responses of plasma leptin, insulin and adiponectin in chronic high-fat ...

Adiponectin: A Regulator of Energy Homeostasis


Focuses on the role of protein adiponectin for regulation of energy homeostasis. Occurrence of adiponectin; Relation between adiponectin and anti-diabetic action of peroxisome proliferator-activ...

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