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Nutrition in the prevention and treatment of abdominal obesity

Author: Ronald R Watson
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Academic Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1037810416
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald R Watson
ISBN: 9780128137819 0128137819
OCLC Number: 1076485516
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Section I. Overview of Obesity and Population Studies1. Sleep, Abdominal Obesity, and Metabolic Syndrome 2. The new anthropometrics and abdominal obesity: a body shape index, hip index, and anthropometric risk index3. Comparing measures of obesity: waist circumference, Waist-hip and waist-height ratios4. Abdominal Obesity and the Interaction between Adipocytes and Osteoblasts5. Pharmacologic Agents Chapter for Abdominal Obesity6. Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity: Technique and Outcomes7. Comparing Measures of Obesity: Waist Circumference, waist-hip and waist-height ratios8. Abdominal obesity in children: the role of physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep time9. The concept of a web-based calculator for supporting waist circumference interpretation among pediatric patients10. Remission of metabolic syndrome after sleeve gastrectomy11. Nutrients and Obesity12. The role of physical activity in adult obesitySection II. Mechanisms of Obesity 13. Fibroblast growth factor 21 as a regulator of energy metabolism in the liver and adipose tissue14. Genetics of Central Obesity and Body Fat15. Stress-Induced Eating Dampens Physiological and Behavioral Stress Responses16. An emerging role of angiotensin receptor binding protein ATRAP as a possible novel player in pathophysiology of visceral obesity and metabolic disorders17. Ethnicity and Cut-Off Values in ObesitySection III. Role of Dietary Supplements in Obesity 18. Regulation of the Energy balance19. Using Psyllium to Prevent and Treat Obesity Comorbidities 20. Dairy Whey Proteins and Obesity Section IV. Foods and Macronutrients in Obesity21. The Mediterranean diet: what it is and its effect on abdominal obesity22. International aspects: Abdominal obesity in Greece 23. Artificial sweeteners: implications for weight loss in obesity 24. Coffee Intake and ObesitySection V. Micronutrients and Dietary Components in Obesity 25. Conjugated linoleic acid in human health: Effects on weight control26. Serum magnesium and abdominal obesity and its consequences27. Integrative Health and Medicine: Dietary supplements and modalities for the treatment of obesity28. Anthocyanins: What They Are and How They Relate to Obesity Prevention29. The Positive Effects of Olive Oil Towards Lipotoxicity and Obesity30. Effects of diet-induced early-stage obesity on a low-testosterone Gottingen minipig31. The Effects of Fiber on Visceral Fat32. Carotenoids as Nutraceutical Therapy for Visceral Obesity33. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) as a Bariatric Procedure
Responsibility: edited by Ronald Ross Watson.


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