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Olive oil and health.

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Chapter 11 (Page no: 240)

Monounsaturated fat in the pathogenesis and treatment of diabetes.

A discussion on the pathogenesis, pathophysiology and complications of diabetes is presented, including a discussion on the dietary management of this disease. The effects of dietary monoenoic fatty acids on insulin sensitivity, carbohydrate metabolism, risk of diabetes, body weight, body fat distribution, lipid metabolism and endothelial function are also discussed.

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: 10 (Page no: 223) Olive oil and haemostasis. Author(s): López Miranda, J. Blanco Molina, A. Peréz Jiménez, F.
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
  • School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845930684
  • Record Number
  • 20063115776