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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
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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
Book chapter
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Cover for HPN-related liver disease.

The different aspects of liver disease associated with home parenteral nutrition, which include pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment are discussed. The pathophysiology and treatment of HPN-related liver disease are discussed in terms of the two main variables that influence the...

Author(s)
Messing, B.; Joly, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Metabolic bone disease in long-term HPN in adults.

The different aspects of metabolic bone disease in adults undergoing long-term home parenteral nutrition (HPN) are discussed, including its pathophysiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Also, information on the different factors that influence the development of this...

Author(s)
Pironi, L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mood, emotions and food choice.

A brief discussion on the definition and characterization of mood and emotions is presented, including discussions on how mood and emotions are affected by particular foods (or food combinations) via sensory effects, associated social context, cognitive expectations, changes in appetite or...

Author(s)
Gibson, E. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food cravings and addictions.

Discussions on the underlying processes involved in food cravings are presented, focusing on the mechanisms common to the control of both eating and drug-taking. Also, the effects of certain drugs on the expression of food cravings in humans are discussed, including the implications of the...

Author(s)
Higgs, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter

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