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The effect of moderate weight loss on overnight melatonin secretion

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Sasha Gartside


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Overnight plasma melatonin level was measured in ten healthy women before and after a 4300 kJ (1000 kcal) diet in which they lost an average 3.1 kg. This weight loss did not significantly alter melatonin levels.

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Author(s): Anderson IM, Gartside SE, Cowen PJ

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: British Journal of Psychiatry

Year: 1990

Volume: 156

Issue: 6

Pages: 875-877

Print publication date: 01/06/1990

ISSN (print): 0007-1250

ISSN (electronic): 1472-1465

Publisher: Royal College of Psychiatrists


DOI: 10.1192/bjp.156.6.875

Notes: 0007-1250 (Print) Journal Article


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