Novel and Practical Approaches to Manage Diet-induced Metabolic Disorders: Part-I

Author(s): Mallikarjuna Korivi, Betty Revon Liu

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 26 , Issue 39 , 2020


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Abstract:

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) which is caused by poor dietary habits and sedentary behavior is a serious global health problem. MetS is a cluster of risk factors, represented by central obesity, hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. In the 21st century, MetS and associated comorbidities, including obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, are the major threats to human health. Practical dietary strategies, nutritional bioactive compounds and a healthy lifestyle are claimed to be efficient in the management of one or more components of MetS. Nevertheless successful management of MetS and commodities is still a major concern. Since hyperglycemia, inflammation and redox imbalance are intrinsically involved in the progression of MetS comorbidities, finding effective strategies that precisely target these systems is highly warranted. In this scenario, pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches with or without dietary patterns, phytochemicals or exercise interventions are the practical strategies to combat MetS and associated diseases. However, designing and prescribing of optimal nutritional patterns and exercise regimens remains a big challenge to achieve the maximum beneficial effects. This thematic issue addressed the concerns and provided practical strategies to overcome the malady of MetS in the modern world.

Keywords: Inflammation, oxidative stress, physical activity, phytochemicals, obesity, MetS comorbidities.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 26
ISSUE: 39
Year: 2020
Published on: 10 November, 2020
Page: [4953 - 4954]
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.2174/138161282639201110165712

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