Recent Advances in Obesity Research

Recent Advances in Obesity Research

Volume: 1

Understanding Obesity: From its Causes to Impact on Life

Editor(s): Rosário Rosário and Maria João Martins

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Understanding Obesity informs readers about contributing factors to obesity: from social and behavioral determinants throughout the life course, influences from before we are born to what we eat ...
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Preface  promotion: free to download

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A Life Course Approach to Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

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Joana Araújo and Elisabete Ramos


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Social and Health Behavior Determinants of Obesity

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Andreia Oliveira, Catarina Durão and Carla Lopes


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Obesity and Adipose Tissue Remodeling

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Adriana R. Rodrigues, Maria J. Salazar and Alexandra M. Gouveia


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Adipokines as Emerging Biomarkers of Adipocyte Dysfunction

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Marco Assunção, João T. Guimarães, Guimarães Faria and Rosário Monteiro


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Metabolic Inflammation at the Crossroads of Obesity Phenotypes

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Inês Brandão, Célia Candeias and Rosário Monteiro


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Environmental Chemical Obesogens

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Diana Teixeira and Diogo Pestana


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Medical Management of the Obese Patient

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Paula Freitas, Vanessa Guerreiro and Davide Carvalho


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Current Pharmacological Approaches in Obesity Treatment

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Nuno Borges and Alejandro Santos


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Managing Obesity with Bariatric Surgery

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Gil Faria


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The Role of Macronutrients in Diets for Weight Control

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Cátia Braga-Pontes, Vânia S. Ribeiro and Cidália D. Pereira


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The Relevance of Polyphenols in Obesity Therapy

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Ana Faria, Cristina Pereira-Wilson and Rita Negrão


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Maternal Nutrition and Developmental Programming of Obesity

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Fátima Martel and Elisa Keating


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Targeting Gut Microbiota in Obesity Control

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Cláudia Marques and Conceição Calhau


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Modulatory Impact of Physical Exercise on the Morphological and Metabolic Features of White Adipose Tissue

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Sílvia Rocha-Rodrigues, Jorge Beleza, António Ascensão and José Magalhães


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Stress and Obesity

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Isabel Azevedo


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Breaking the Borders Between Obesity and Cancer

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Pedro Coelho, Raquel Costa, Susana G. Guerreiro, Raquel Soares and Sara Andrade


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Obesity: A Bad Partner for the Elderly

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Henrique Almeida and Delminda Neves


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