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Study reveals surplus body fat can be detected by saliva

Publicado em 19 fevereiro 2020
Saliva can be used for early detection of the risk of developing diseases associated with excess body fat, in addition to keep the mouth moist and protecting from germs a new research reveals. The researchers in Brazil performed a study published in the journal Nutrition Research in which they used the level of uric acid in saliva to predict body fat percentages in teenagers and identify those with excess fat even if they had no symptoms of chronic obesity-related disease. The main objective [...]