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Obesity

  • ID: 2237665
  • Book
  • 325 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Obesity: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants aims to cover in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in obesity and associated conditions or scenarios including metabolic syndrome and bariatric surgery and the potentially therapeutic usage of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are not described in isolation but in concert with other processes such as apoptosis, cell signaling, and receptor mediated responses. This approach recognizes that diseases are often multifactorial and oxidative stress is a single component of this. Obesity: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants is designed for nutritionists, dietitians, food scientists, physicians and clinical workers, health care workers and research scientists. Contributions are from leading national and international experts.

  • Covers the basic processes of oxidative stress from molecular biology to whole organs in relation to obesity
  • Highlights antioxidants in foods including plants and components of the diet
  • Provides the framework for further in-depth analysis or studies via well-designed clinical trials or via the analysis of pathways, mechanisms and components in order to devise new therapeutic strategies
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1. Oxidative stress and inflammation in obesity and metabolic syndrome
2. Genetics of Oxidative stress and obesity-related diseases
3. Molecular basis of oxidative Stress and Inflammation
4. Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress Markers in Adipose Tissue
5. Vascular damage in metabolic disorders: role of oxidative stress
6. Increased Oxidative stress and inflammation in fatty liver
7. Damage in kidney of obese subjects: oxidative stress and Inflammation
8. Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress Markers in skeletal muscle of obese subjects
9. Antioxidant defence system and exercise related changes in human subjects: role of and antioxidant supplements
10. Benefits of Selenium, Magnesium and Zinc in obesity and metabolic syndrome
11. Polyphenols in obesity and metabolic syndrome
12. Aging, telomere integrity and antioxidant food
13. Antioxidant supplements in obesity and metabolic syndrome, angels or demons
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Marti del Moral, Amelia
Since 2001, Professor Marti has been the director of the Navarra Study Group of Childhood Obesity. She has worked with the German Academic Exchange Agency, University of Marburg, Germany; and in the Laboratory of Nutrigenomics at Tufts University in Boston, Mass.
Professor Marti is a member of the Committee on Continuing Education for Health related professionals of the Navarre Government, and belongs to the Board of the College of Pharmacists. She was Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Navarra (2005-2010).

She is an expert reviewer of research projects for the Spanish Government, European Commission (Brussels), Telethon Foundazione (Rome), Health Research Board (Ireland), Swiss National Science Foundation, and The International Bureau of the German Ministry of Education and Science Russian call. She has also worked as Editor of "Obesity Facts” and "Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry.”
Aguilera, Concepcion M.
Concepcion M. Aguilera is Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II, Secretary of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Granada
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