Disclosure: HH is on the Advisory Board for Weight Watchers International and has received grants from Riemser and Weight Watchers for clinical trials and payment for lectures from Novartis, Roche Germany, and Sanofi Aventis. All other authors declare no conflict of interest. Stefanie Brunner and Daniela Schmid have contributed equally to this work.
Effect of reducing the n-6/n-3 fatty acid ratio on the maternal and fetal leptin axis in relation to infant body composition
Article first published online: 10 SEP 2013
© 2013 The Obesity Society
Volume 22, Issue 1, pages 217–224, January 2014
How to Cite
Brunner, S., Schmid, D., Hüttinger, K., Much, D., Brüderl, M., Sedlmeier, E.-M., Kratzsch, J., Amann-Gassner1, U., Bader, B. L. and Hauner, H. (2014), Effect of reducing the n-6/n-3 fatty acid ratio on the maternal and fetal leptin axis in relation to infant body composition. Obesity, 22: 217–224. doi: 10.1002/oby.20481
Contributions of the authors: HH, UAG and BLB designed research; DS, DM, SB, EMS and KH were responsible for data collection and trial management; MB performed the statistical analyses; SB wrote the manuscript; JK was responsible for laboratory analyses; all authors contributed to critical revision of the manuscript.
Funding agencies: The study was funded by grants from the Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation, Bad Homburg, Germany; the International Unilever Foundation, Hamburg, Germany; the EU-funded EARNEST consortium (FOOD-CT-2005-007036), and the German Ministry of Education and Research via the Competence Network on Obesity (Kompetenznetz Adipositas, 01GI0842).
- Issue published online: 11 JAN 2014
- Article first published online: 10 SEP 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 17 APR 2013 01:06PM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 24 MAR 2013
- Manuscript Received: 3 AUG 2012