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Physiological Responses of Mammals to Overnutrition

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. Vanessa H. Routh1,
  2. Judith S. Stern2,
  3. Barbara A. Horwitz3

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040262

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Routh, V. H., Stern, J. S. and Horwitz, B. A. 2011. Physiological Responses of Mammals to Overnutrition. Comprehensive Physiology. 1411–1435.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, California

  2. 2

    Departments of Nutrition and Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, California

  3. 3

    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Consequences of Overnutrition
    • 1.1
      Thrifty Gene: Altered Lipid Metabolism
    • 1.2
      Animal Models
    • 1.3
      Physiological Consequences
  • 2
    Factors Influencing the Response to Overnutrition
    • 2.1
      Gender
    • 2.2
      Age
    • 2.3
      Genetics
    • 2.4
      Exercise
    • 2.5
      Stress
    • 2.6
      Diet Composition
    • 2.7
      Season/Food Availability
  • 3
    Physiological Mechanisms Underlying Responses to Overnutrition
    • 3.1
      Cellular
    • 3.2
      Endocrine Mechanisms
    • 3.3
      Neural Mechanisms Mediating the Response to Overnutrition
  • 4
    Summary