Effect of intended fasting on Serum Leptin, Adiponectin and Ghrelin levels


Mesci B. , Oguz A. , Erok B., Kilic D. C. , Akalin A.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.28, no.5, pp.909-912, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.909-912

Abstract

Objective: Physiology of gastrointestinal system including its hormones is in strong interaction with the brain. During Ramadan, "intention" to fast may act on this physiology. We aimed to find out if there was a difference between the effects of Ramadan fasting and non-Ramadan fasting on serum levels of some gastrointestinal hormones i.e.; leptin, adiponectin and ghrelin.