The Deep Correlation between Energy Metabolism and Reproduction: A View on the Effects of Nutrition for Women Fertility

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Fontana, Roberta; Della Torre, Sara;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Nutrients,volume 8,issue 2 (issn: 2072-6643, eissn: 2072-6643)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4772050, doi: 10.3390/nu8020087
  • Subject: Nutrition. Foods and food supply | fertility; reproduction; women; energy metabolism; nutrients | TX341-641 | Review | fertility | Settore BIO/09 - Fisiologia | Settore BIO/14 - Farmacologia | Settore MED/13 - Endocrinologia | energy metabolism | reproduction | women | nutrients

In female mammals, mechanisms have been developed, throughout evolution, to integrate environmental, nutritional and hormonal cues in order to guarantee reproduction in favorable energetic conditions and to inhibit it in case of food scarcity. This metabolic strategy co... View more
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