Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity

Author:   Ronald Ross Watson (Professor, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and School of Medicine, Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA)
Publisher:   Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Edition:   2nd edition
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9780128160930


Pages:   522
Publication Date:   28 November 2018
Format:   Paperback
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Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity, Second Edition focuses on the important role that exercise, dietary changes and foods play in promoting and reducing visceral fat. Nutritionists, dieticians and healthcare providers seeking to address the abdominal obesity epidemic will find this book to be a valuable resource in their long-term goal of preventing chronic diseases, especially heart, vascular and diabetic diseases. Chapters define a range of dietary approaches to reduce risk for the associated chronic diseases. In addition, discussions of the importance of dietary approaches to reduce abdominal obesity, along with clinical approaches, are discussed, including costs and risks.

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Author:   Ronald Ross Watson (Professor, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and School of Medicine, Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA)
Publisher:   Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Imprint:   Academic Press Inc
Edition:   2nd edition
Weight:   1.440kg
ISBN:  

9780128160930


ISBN 10:   0128160934
Pages:   522
Publication Date:   28 November 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Manufactured on demand   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Section I. Overview of Obesity and Population Studies 1. Sleep, Abdominal Obesity, and Metabolic Syndrome 2. The new anthropometrics and abdominal obesity: a body shape index, hip index, and anthropometric risk index 3. Comparing measures of obesity: waist circumference, Waist-hip and waist-height ratios 4. Abdominal Obesity and the Interaction between Adipocytes and Osteoblasts 5. Pharmacologic Agents Chapter for Abdominal Obesity 6. Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity: Technique and Outcomes 7. Comparing Measures of Obesity: Waist Circumference, waist-hip and waist-height ratios 8. Abdominal obesity in children: the role of physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep time 9. The concept of a web-based calculator for supporting waist circumference interpretation among pediatric patients 10. Remission of metabolic syndrome after sleeve gastrectomy 11. Nutrients and Obesity 12. The role of physical activity in adult obesity Section II. Mechanisms of Obesity 13. Fibroblast growth factor 21 as a regulator of energy metabolism in the liver and adipose tissue 14. Genetics of Central Obesity and Body Fat 15. Stress-Induced Eating Dampens Physiological and Behavioral Stress Responses 16. An emerging role of angiotensin receptor binding protein ATRAP as a possible novel player in pathophysiology of visceral obesity and metabolic disorders 17. Ethnicity and Cut-Off Values in Obesity Section III. Role of Dietary Supplements in Obesity 18. Regulation of the Energy balance 19. Using Psyllium to Prevent and Treat Obesity Comorbidities 20. Dairy Whey Proteins and Obesity Section IV. Foods and Macronutrients in Obesity 21. The Mediterranean diet: what it is and its effect on abdominal obesity 22. International aspects: Abdominal obesity in Greece 23. Artificial sweeteners: implications for weight loss in obesity 24. Coffee Intake and Obesity Section V. Micronutrients and Dietary Components in Obesity 25. Conjugated linoleic acid in human health: Effects on weight control 26. Serum magnesium and abdominal obesity and its consequences 27. Integrative Health and Medicine: Dietary supplements and modalities for the treatment of obesity 28. Anthocyanins: What They Are and How They Relate to Obesity Prevention 29. The Positive Effects of Olive Oil Towards Lipotoxicity and Obesity 30. Effects of diet-induced early-stage obesity on a low-testosterone Gottingen minipig 31. The Effects of Fiber on Visceral Fat 32. Carotenoids as Nutraceutical Therapy for Visceral Obesity 33. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) as a Bariatric Procedure

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Ronald Ross Watson, PhD, is Professor of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. Watson began his research in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health as a Fellow in 1971 doing field work on vaccines in Saudi Arabia. He has done clinical studies in Colombia, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United States which provides a broad international view of public health. He has served in the military reserve hospital for 17 years with extensive training in medical responses to disasters as the chief biochemistry officer of a general hospital, retiring as a Lt. Colonel. He is a distinguished member of several national and international nutrition, immunology, and cancer societies. Dr. Watson's career has involved studying many lifestyle aspects for their uses in health promotion. He has edited over 100 biomedical reference books and 450 papers and chapters. His teaching and research focuses on alcohol, tobacco, and drugs of abuse in heart function and disease in mouse models.

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