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Olive oil and health.

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Chapter 10 (Page no: 223)

Olive oil and haemostasis.

The effect of olive oil on thrombosis mechanisms is discussed, in terms of its cardioprotective properties. A discussion on the main factors that are involved in blood thrombogenicity, viz. coagulation and fibrinolysis, is presented, as well as a discussion on the specific effects of the main nutritional components of olive oil.

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: 8 (Page no: 172) Olive oil, blood lipids and postprandial lipaemia. Author(s): Perona, J. S. Ruiz-Gutiérrez, V.
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: 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
  • Department of Medicine, University of Cordoba, Lipid and Arteriosclerosis Unit, Reina Sofia University Hospital, Avda Menendez Pidal s/n, 14004 Cordoba, Spain.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845930684
  • Record Number
  • 20063115775