Obesity Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention, Second Edition

ISBN-10: 1439854254
ISBN-13: 9781439854259
Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)
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Description: This book offers a timely, comprehensive reference on obesity, which has been declared a worldwide epidemic by the World Health Organization. The new edition presents an in-depth treatise on the origins, prevention, and treatment of obesity. Divided  More...

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Book details

List price: $120.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 7/6/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1008
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.092

This book offers a timely, comprehensive reference on obesity, which has been declared a worldwide epidemic by the World Health Organization. The new edition presents an in-depth treatise on the origins, prevention, and treatment of obesity. Divided into eight exhaustive sections, it includes several new chapters on food addiction; stress; nutritional epigenomics; cardiovascular dysfunction and hypertension; joint pain; bone health and osteoarthritis; obesity and dieting; exercise physiology; new supplements to combat obesity; and new directions in childhood obesity research.

Debasis Bagchi, PhD, MACN, CNS, MAIChE, received his Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry in 1982. He is a Professor in the Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Houston, TX. He served as the Senior Vice President of Research & Development of InterHealth Nutraceuticals Incorporated in Benicia, CA, from 1998 till Feb 2011. Dr. Bagchi received the Master of American College of Nutrition Award in early October 2010. He is currently the Chairman of International Society of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (ISNFF), Immediate Past President of American College of Nutrition, Clearwater, FL, and Past Chair of the Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Division of Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Chicago, IL. He is serving as a Distinguished Advisor on the Japanese Institute for Health Food Standards, Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Bagchi is a Member of the Study Section and Peer Review Committee of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD. Dr. Bagchi has 295 papers in peer reviewed journals, 15 books and numerous patents. He has delivered invited lectures in various national and international scientific conferences, organized workshops, and group discussion sessions. Dr. Bagchi is also a Member of the Society of Toxicology, Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, Fellow of the Nutrition Research Academy, and Member of the TCE stakeholder Committee of the Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH. Dr. Bagchi is the Associate Editors of the Journal of Functional Foods and the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, and also serving as Editorial Board Member of numerous peer reviewed journals, including Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, Cancer Letters, Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods, The Original Internist, and others. Cepham Inc., Piscataway, NJ; Prof of Pharmacology, Univ of Wyoming Sch of Pharmacy, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82

Preface
Editors
Contributors
Introduction
Epidemiology of Obesity
Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity
Pathophysiology of Obesity
Global View on the Development of Noncommunicable Diseases
Evidence for Refined Food Addiction
Disruption of Development by Environmental Estrogens
Cigarette Smoking, Inflammation, and Obesity
Role of Neurotransmitters in Obesity Regulation
Neurobiology of Obesity
Leptin as a Vasoactive Adipokine
Leptin-Induced Inflammation
Overview of Ghrelin, Appetite, and Energy Balance
Molecular Genetics of Obesity Syndrome
Sleep and Obesity
Obesity and Degenerative Diseases
Oxidative Stress Status in Humans with Metabolic Syndrome
Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Inflammation
Angiogenesis-Targeted Redox-Based Therapeutics
Obese and Overweight
Genomic Imprinting Disorders in Obesity
Novel Concept in Obesity Drug Development
Adipose Drug Targets for Obesity Treatment
History and Regulation of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Drugs
Safety of Obesity Drugs
Safety of Obesity Drugs
Historical Perspective, Efficacy of Current Drugs, and Future Directions in the Management of Obesity
Natural Nutritional, and Physical Approaches of Weight Management
Essential Role of Exercise and Physical Activity in Weight Management
Role of Exercise in Diet and Weight Loss
Role of Exercise in Weight Management and Other Health Benefits
Overview of Nutritional and Dietary Approaches for Weight Control
Gender Effects on Adiposity
Beyond Obesity Prevention
Carbohydrate Digestion Inhibitors
Vegetarian Diets in the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity
Atkins Paradigm
Nature vs. Nurture
Glycemic Index
Chromium (III) in Promoting Weight Loss and Lean Body Mass
Overview on (-)-Hydroxycitric Acid in Weight Management
Review of the Safety and Efficacy of Bitter Orange (Citrus aurantium) and Its Primary Protoalkaloid, p-Synephrine, in Weight Management
Antiobesity Effects of Conjugated Linoleic Acid
Role of Tea in Weight Management
Laboratory and Clinical Studies of Chitosan
Role of Curcumin, the Golden Spice, in Obesity and Associated Chronic Diseases
Role of Caralluma fimbriata in Weight Management
Glucomannan in Weight Loss
Role of Medium-Chain Triglycerides in Weight Management
Antiobesity by Marine Lipids
Dairy Foods, Calcium, and Weight Management
Lessons from the Use of Ephedra Products as a Dietary Supplement
Coleus forskohlii Extract in the Management of Obesity
Curcumin
Review of the Safety and Efficacy of Banaba (Lagerstroemia speciosa L.) and Its Major Constituents, Corosolic Acid and Ellagitannins, in the Management of Metabolic Syndrome
Appetite, Body Weight, Health Implications of a Low-Glycemic-Load Diet
Herbals and Dietary Nutrients Associated with Weight Loss
Calcium and Obesity
Dietary Supplementation in Weight Loss
Beyond Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load
Challenges to the Conduct and Interpretation of Weight Loss Research
Child Obesity and Prevention
Obesity and Disordered Eating in Youth
Childhood Obesity
Impact of Childhood Obesity on Musculoskeletal Growth, Development, and Disease
New Directions in Childhood Obesity
Thinking Outside the Box
Bariatric Surgery in Weight Management
Bariatric Surgery and Reversal of Metabolic Disorders
Bariatric Surgery in Pediatric Weight Management
Index

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