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  • Poverty and obesity [r]: Relation between obesity and diet quality, dietary energy density, and energy costs. [e]
  • Aminostatic hypothesis [r]: The theory of reciprocal relationship between the serum amino acid concentration and appetite. [e]
  • Energostatic hypothesis [r]: The theory that appetite is regulated by the availability of energy for the brain. [e]
  • Lipostatic hypothesis [r]: The theory that the hypothalamic satiety mechanisms are sensitive to the concentration of circulating metabolites. [e]
  • Healthy obesity [r]: The healthy obese phenotype is characterized by favorable cardiometabolic risk factors despite excess adipose tissue. [e]
  • Normal weight obesity [r]: The combination of normal body mass index (BMI) and high body fat content is associated with a high prevalence of cardiometabolic dysregulation, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular risk factors. [e]
  • Adipocyte [r]: Cell that stores fat and makes it available for use as energy. [e]
  • Leptin [r]: Hormone secreted by adipocytes that regulates appetite. [e]
  • Ghrelin [r]: A hormone produced by P/D1 cells lining the fundus of the human stomach that stimulate appetite. [e]
  • Hypothalamus [r]: A part of the mammalian brain located below the thalamus, forming the major portion of the ventral region of the diencephalon. [e]
  • Arcuate nucleus [r]: An aggregation of neurons in the mediobasal hypothalamus with important roles in appetite regulation and in the control of growth hormone secretion and prolactin secretion. [e]
  • Hunger [r]: Localized subjective sensation, caused by emptiness and a resulting hypermotility of the stomach. [e]
  • Satiety [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Cholecystokinin [r]: Peptide hormone synthesised by L-cells in the mucosal epithelium of the duodenum, and secreted in response to the presence of partially digested lipids and proteins. [e]