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Uric acid is associated with adiposity factors, especially with fat mass reduction during weight loss in obese children and ado

Endocrinology
Author
Niu et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, BFM, FFM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : China

Journal : Nutr Metab (Lond)

Current adult studies suggest that uric acid (UA) is associated with body fat, but the relationship in obese children is unclear. Thus, we aim to evaluate the association between uric acid and body composition of obese children. A total of 79 obese children were included in this study, and 52 children (34 boys and 18 girls) underwent a 6-week weight loss camp, including 34 boys and 18 girls. Six-week weight-loss interventions were performed on all participants through aerobic exercise and appropriate dietary control. Laboratory tests and …
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