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Olive oil and health.

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Chapter 15 (Page no: 317)

Olive oil, and other dietary lipids, in cancer: experimental approaches.

Discussions on the molecular mechanisms, pathophysiology and dietary aspects of neoplasms are presented. Specific topics as the effects of olive oil and other dietary lipids on cancer and the mechanisms of the modulating action of dietary lipids on cancer are also discussed, with focus on breast, colorectal and prostate cancer.

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: 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 details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, Medical Physiology Unit, School of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845930684
  • Record Number
  • 20063115780