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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Perona, J. S.; Ruiz-Gutiérrez, V.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effect of olive oil on cardiovascular risk factor, LDL oxidation and atherosclerosis development.

A discussion on the effects of virgin olive oil consumption on cardiovascular risk factors, viz. genetic predisposition, tobacco smoking, hypertension, obesity, insulin resistance and insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, infecting agents, menopause, high density lipoprotein and homocysteine, is...

Author(s)
Mesa, M. D.; Aguilera, C. M.; Ramirez-Tortosa, C. L.; Gil, A.; Ramírez-Tortosa, M. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
López Miranda, J.; Blanco Molina, A.; Peréz Jiménez, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Wright, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930684)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effect of olive oil on inflammatory bowel disease.

The potential role of dietary fat (olive oil and its components) on inflammatory bowel disease is discussed, including the physiological function of oleic acid in the cell and its immunomodulatory properties (specifically on lymphocyte function). Data from human trials on the effects of olive oil...

Author(s)
Llor, X.; Cabré, E.; Gassull, M. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930684)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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,...

Author(s)
Escrich, E.; Solanas, M.; Moral, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930684)
Type
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