Items Tagged ‘low estrogen levels’

May 2, 2013

Mayo Clinic study finds explanation for postmenopausal belly fat

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Scientists have long known that lower estrogen levels after menopause can cause fat storage to shift from the hips and thighs to the abdomen. Now, a groundbreaking study, co-authored by the Mayo Clinic, has determined why: Proteins, revved up by the estrogen drop, cause fat cells to store more fat…Even though the research doesn’t provide […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Jensen, estrogen, fat storage, low estrogen levels, menopause, Star Tribune

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