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Nutrition Through The Life Cycle

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ISBN: 9781337919333

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7th Edition
Brown + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337919333
Textbook Problem

The presence of excess intra-abdominal fat is related to insulin resistance, elevated levels of insulin, chronic inflammation, oxidative stress, and the metabolic syndrome.

______ True    ______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “The presence of excess intra-abdominal fat is related to insulin resistance, elevated levels of insulin, chronic inflammation, oxidative stress, and the metabolic syndrome” is true or false.

Introduction: Intra-abdominal fat or visceral fat is stored around major internal organs of the body in the abdominal cavity. It plays an important role in regulating the function of hormones in the body. The presence of excess intra-abdominal fat is associated with an increased risk of developing serious health problems.

Explanation

Excess intra-abdominal fats appear to result in the accumulation of excess lipids in the liver affecting the normal signalling pathways of insulin action. Consequently, they can result in the development of insulin resistance followed by elevated levels of insulin to maintain blood glucose levels. Excess intra-abdominal fats also can result in chronic inflammation by secretin...

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