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Olive oil and health.

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Chapter 8 (Page no: 172)

Olive oil, blood lipids and postprandial lipaemia.

A discussion on the pathophysiology of coronary heart diseases, which include the involvement of elevated plasma triglyceride concentration and chylomicron remnants in the induction of atherosclerosis, is presented. Also, the effects of olive oil consumption on the clearance of serum remnants and the favourable effects of olive oil components are discussed as well.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Olive oil in Mediterranean food. Author(s): Mataix, J. Barbancho, F. J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 45) Chemical composition, types and characteristics of olive oil. Author(s): Ramírez-Tortosa, M. C. Granados, S. Quiles, J. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 63) Total antioxidant capacity of olive oils. Author(s): Pellegrini, N. Battino, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 74) Effect of frying and thermal oxidation on olive oil and food quality. Author(s): Sánchez-Muniz, F. J. Bastida, S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 109) Antioxidant properties of olive oil phenolics. Author(s): Visioli, F. Grande, S. Bogani, P. Galli, C.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 119) Olive oil and mitochondrial oxidative stress: studies on adriamycin toxicity, physical exercise and ageing. Author(s): Quiles, J. L. Ochoa, J. J. Huertas, J. R. López-Frías, M. Mataix, J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 152) Epidemiology of olive oil and cardiovascular disease. Author(s): Massaro, M. Scoditti, E. Carluccio, M. A. Caterina, R. de
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 194) Effect of olive oil on cardiovascular risk factor, LDL oxidation and atherosclerosis development. Author(s): Mesa, M. D. Aguilera, C. M. Ramirez-Tortosa, C. L. Gil, A. Ramírez-Tortosa, M. C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 223) Olive oil and haemostasis. Author(s): López Miranda, J. Blanco Molina, A. Peréz Jiménez, F.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 240) Monounsaturated fat in the pathogenesis and treatment of diabetes. Author(s): Wright, J.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 265) Olive oil and immune function. Author(s): Yaqoob, P.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 284) Olive oil and regulation of gastrointestinal function. Author(s): Mañas, M. Yago, M. D. Martínez-Victoria, E.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 309) The effect of olive oil on inflammatory bowel disease. Author(s): Llor, X. Cabré, E. Gassull, M. A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 317) Olive oil, and other dietary lipids, in cancer: experimental approaches. Author(s): Escrich, E. Solanas, M. Moral, R.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Instituto de la Grasa, CSIC, Av. Padre García Tejero 4, 41012 Sevilla, Spain.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845930684
  • Record Number
  • 20063115773