Nutritional endocrinology deals with the functioning of endocrine gland with respect to the nutritional deficiencies. Endocrinology is the study of physiology and medicine concerned with the structure, function and disorders of endocrine glands and hormones. Proper nutrition plays a key role in controlling or regulating hormones. Nutrients provide nutrition to each organ and gland to function in a proper way. Without nutritional balance our body will be unable to produce energy required for metabolism. The most common type of endocrine disorder is polycystic ovary syndrome. Thyroid disorders are raised due to the iodine deficiency.
- Endocrine disorders
- Hormone regulation
- Effect of insulin and growth hormone
- Treatment for endocrine disorders