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What effect does dieting have on leptin levels?

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Lowers level

If dieting is intended to lower fat content, then there should be expected drop in leptin levels as this hormone (cytokine) is produced by the fat cells (adipocytes).

In brief: Lowers level

If dieting is intended to lower fat content, then there should be expected drop in leptin levels as this hormone (cytokine) is produced by the fat cells (adipocytes).
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Dr. John Walker
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Starvation hormone

Good link, read: http://www.
M.Webmd.Com/diet/features/the-facts-on-leptin-faq.

In brief: Starvation hormone

Good link, read: http://www.
M.Webmd.Com/diet/features/the-facts-on-leptin-faq.
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