Obesity is a complex issue involving both physical and metabolic dysfunction. Some obese individuals are spared from the unfavorable metabolic disturbances often seen in that condition. Such individuals are referred to as healthy obese persons who constitute a considerable proportion of the obese group of subjects. The possible roles of several important adipokines that are studied in this regard are presented in this communication.
Volume 2 Issue 1
Lyudmila Aleksandrovna Radkevich and Dariya Andreevna Radkevich
There is a growing interest to the Happiness Index in the world. Purpose of this study is an analysis of the impact of income, UV and latitude on the Happiness Index, incidence and dietary patterns in different countries. Using the Mann-Whitney criterion, it is established that income is 20 times higher in happy countries, and their geographic location is 35 ° to the north of not happy countries (p = 0.001).
Erin I. Walsh, Richard Burns, Walter P. Abhayaratna, Kaarin J. Anstey, et al.
Background: While high body weight and low levels of physical activity are established risk factors for type 2 diabetes, the associations between these risk factors and blood glucose levels in adults without diabetes are not well understood.
Shaw Watanabe, Shoichi Mizuno and Azusa Hirakawa
Purpose: Current epidemiological data are inconclusive about the effects of traditional brown rice on obesity. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between the people’s preferences for brown rice in their diet and obesity, by conducting a questionnaire survey focused on brown rice and natural foodstuffs.
Marsha B. Novick, Helen M. Hendy, Whitney Adams and Keith Williams
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to identify possible behavioral targets among children referred to a pediatric weight management clinic to improve weight and health status.
Kimberly Nerud, Amy Smith, Rena Nielsen and Dacey Neely
Objective: The purpose of this integrated review is to examine the current state of the literature related to the combined effect of maternal determinants of health and birth weight on the development of obesity in childhood for children age eight and younger.