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Association between increased visceral fat area and alterations in plasma fatty acid profile in overweight subjects: a cross-se

Body Composition Assessment
Author
Kang et al.
Used Parameters : BW

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Korea

Journal : Lipids in Health and Disease

Visceral fat accumulation in overweight status has been resulted in changes of fatty acid profiles. The fatty acids profiles can be altered by fatty acid desaturase; the activity of which is highly associated with obesity and other metabolic diseases. We hypothesized that fatty acid composition, desaturase activity, and accumulation of visceral fat are interrelated. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate the association between increased visceral fat area and alterations in plasma fatty acid profile in overweight subjects with different amounts of …
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