The effects of separate and combined dietary weight loss and exercise on fasting ghrelin concentrations in overweight and obese women: a randomized controlled trial.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Clinical endocrinology (2014)


2014, May 2014, Public Health Sciences Division


Compensatory metabolic changes that accompany weight loss, e.g., increased ghrelin, contribute to weight regain and difficulty in long-term weight loss maintenance; however, the separate effects of long-term caloric restriction and exercise on total circulating ghrelin in humans is unknown.