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Jennifer Eastep
MicronutrientInsulin resistanceLipid metabolismObesityDiabetes mellitus
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Obesity has become a worldwide problem. One dietary style contributing to this epidemic is the Western diet or high-fat diet (HFD), which is marked by its high-fat content. The effects of HFD on the development of chronic metabolic diseases, such as obesity, have been observed in both human and animal studies. Consumption of HFD generally causes increase of body fat mass with development of symptoms of metabolic diseases such as hyperlipidemia and insulin resistance. Micronutrients are essential...
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