2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2016.05.003
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Roberta de Souza Santos, Andressa Feijó da Silva Santos, Deborah J. Clegg, Odilon Iannetta, Julio Sérgio Marchini, Vivian Marques Miguel Suen

Abstract: Menopause-related withdrawal of ovarian estrogens is associated with reduced energy metabolism and overall impairment of substrate oxidation. Estradiol's withdrawal after menopause is associated with a reduction in energy metabolism and impaired substrate oxidation, which contributes to weight gain and visceral fat accumulation. Here we aimed to investigate the association between plasma estradiol concentrations and energy expenditure (EE)/substrate oxidation in a group of overweight postmenopausal women befor…

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