Effect of moderate alcohol consumption on adipokines and insulin sensitivity in lean and overweight men: a diet intervention study

J.W.J. Beulens, E.C. de Zoete, F.J. Kok, G. Schaafsma, H.F. Hendriks

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Abstract

Objective: Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a decreased risk of type II diabetes. This study investigates the effect of moderate alcohol consumption on adipokines and insulin sensitivity. Subjects: Twenty healthy, lean (body mass index (BMI) 18.5¿25 kg/m2; n=11) or overweight (BMI>27 kg/m2; n=9) men (18¿25 years). Methods: Three cans of beer (40 g alcohol) or alcohol-free beer daily during 3 weeks. Results: Adiponectin and ghrelin concentrations increased (P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1098-1105
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume62
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • acylation-stimulating protein
  • randomized controlled-trial
  • glucose-tolerance
  • diabetic subjects
  • wine consumption
  • resistance
  • ghrelin
  • adiponectin
  • metabolism
  • humans

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