Does Fat Fuel the Fire: Independent and Interactive Effects of Genetic, Physiological, and Environmental Factors on Variations in Fat Deposition and Distribution across Populations

Hanks, Lynae J.; Casazza, Krista; Alvarez, Jessica A.; Fernandez, Jose R.
December 2010
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism;Dec2010, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p1233
Academic Journal
The article discusses a research study on the relationship between bone mineral content (BMC) and markers of inflammation (MOI) and the contribution of fat distribution in children. Study participants, 49 children aged 7-12 years old, were evaluated of their body composition, MOI and insulin sensitivity. Conclusions suggested the possible inhibitory role of inflammation on the bone and the negative impact of adiposity.


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