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A pilot study comparing bioelectrical impedance analysis and body mass index in determining obesity among staff of a Ghanaian University
Purpose In Ghana, the body mass index (BMI) is widely used in clinical practice in assessing weight status, but it is limited as a measure of adiposity. The purpose of this study was to compare bioelectrical impedance ...
Two-year changes in body composition, physical activity and selected metabolic risk factors among adolescents living in Tlokwe Municipality Area, North West Province, South Africa: the Pahl study
The increase of childhood obesity in low- to middle-income countries is linked to both individual and clustered metabolic risk factors. This study determined the changes, after two years, in body composition, physical ...
8-(3-phenylpropyl)-1,3,7-triethylxanthine is a synthetic caffeine substitute with stronger metabolic modulator activity
Caffeine is one of the most worldwide consumed methylxanthines. It is well-known for its thermogenic and cell metabolism modulating effects. Based on methylxanthines' chemical structure, 8-(3-phenylpropyl)-1,3,7-triethylxanthine ...