Genetic influence in the development of obesity: focus on food intake

J. S. Stern

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Three areas are identified as important for the genetic influence on the development of obesity, focusing on food intake. (1) Contribution of hyperinsulinemia to the development of hyperphagia and obesity in genetically obese animals. (2) Manipulation of quantity of food intake at various ages in animals. (3) Influence of exercise not only on food intake but on metabolism in the long term.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)304-309
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Obesity
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Endocrinology
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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