Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 13th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "Adiponectin, an adipocyte-derived peptide, improves insulin sensitivity, has anti-inflammatory and anti-atherogenic effects, and is associated with a lower risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) and type 2 diabetes. However, little is known about dietary predictors of plasma adiponectin concentrations in humans. Our objective was to examine cross-sectionally the association between dietary factors and plasma adiponectin in men. Our study included 532 male participants of the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study who were...
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