Episode 197: Researcher Kyle Mamounis
Kyle Mamounis, PhD
Kyle J. Mamounis, has a doctoral degree in nutritional science from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey USA. He is currently a researcher at University of Central Florida in Orlando. His primary research interest is investigating the effects of fatty acids on energy balance regulation. He maintains a science blog with posts on his research interests, reviews of science magazine articles and general cellular physiology at www.nutricrinology.com.
In This Episode We Discuss:
- Hypothalamic Inflammation as a Molecular Mechanism of Diet-Induced Obesity
- Obesity and Hypothalamic Inflammation from High Fat Diets with Different fatty Acid Profiles.
- Rodent models and using high-fat diets to induce obesity
- Recently published study from earlier this year: insulin tolerance test after consuming oils of differing amounts of linoleic acid
- What sort of human trials would we need to see to examine further this hypothesis of PUFA potentially being more obesogenic?
- PUFA and insulin resistance
Links & Resources
- Mamounis et al., 2017 – Linoleic acid causes greater weight gain than saturated fat without hypothalamic inflammation in the male mouse
- Obesity and hypothalamic inflammation from high fat diets with different fatty acid profiles
- Twitter: @Nutricrinology
- Obesity and Hypothalamic Inflammation from High Fat Diets with Different fatty Acid Profiles
- Precision Nutrition Free Course for Sigma Nutrition Radio Listeners
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