hrp0084p3-859 | Fat | ESPE2015

Long-Term Effects of Neonatal Over-Nutrition on Metabolic Equilibrium are Age and Sex Dependant

Argente-Arizon Pilar , Ros Purificacion , Diaz Francisca , Fuente-Martin Esther , Barrios Vicente , Chowen Julie A , Argente Jesus

Background: Neonatal over-nutrition (NON) can have a long-term effects on energy homeostasis and some of these effects may be sexually dimorphic.Objective and hypotheses: We aimed to determine how NON affects body weight (BW), body composition and cytokine levels throughout development and if these changes are sexually dimorphic. We hypothesised that the effects would be both age and sex dependant.Methods: At birth, Wistar rats wer...