1st Edition

Nutritional Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome

Edited By Isaias Dichi, Andrea Name Colado Simao Copyright 2016
    470 Pages 27 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    472 Pages 27 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) is rising in developing countries and developed countries at such high rates that it is now considered a worldwide public health problem of pandemic proportions. Yet its spread can usually be mitigated by diet and lifestyle behavior. Nutritional Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome brings together coverage of dietary patterns and dietary components to create a complete understanding of the mechanisms by which these diets and components may improve metabolic syndrome. It then presents information on how to treat MS through lifestyle change and nutritional intervention.

    Witten by experts, the book focuses on diet therapy, nutritional intervention, and oxidative stress in metabolic syndrome. It presents information on dietary patterns in metabolic syndrome, including Mediterranean style diets, DASH, and low calorie diets. The text then provides an understanding of the physiopathology mechanisms in metabolic syndrome and strategies to treat these conditions through nutritional intervention. Chapters cover prevalence of MS, pathophysiology, MS in systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis, gene-nutrient interactions, MS in adolescents and children, lifestyle change and physical activity, and various effects of dietary components in MS.

    Research studies examining food groups are important, and there is a trend in the literature to verify the relationship between dietary patterns and cardiovascular risk factors. However, studies examining dietary components, such as olive oil, soy-based products, n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, berries, whole grains, nuts, dairy foods, tea, coffee, and alcoholic beverages are also important. The coverage of both in this book gives you an understanding of the pathophysiology underlying MS that you can use to develop strategies to prevent and treat these conditions through nutritional intervention.

    Metabolic Syndrome Measurement and Worldwide Prevalence

    Adrian James Cameron
    Pathophysiology of Metabolic Syndrome: Part I—Influence of Adiposity and Insulin Resistance
    Jarlei Fiamoncini, Talita Romanatto, Sandro Massao Hirabara, and Rui Curi
    Pathophysiology of Metabolic Syndrome: Part II—Influence of Inflammatory Status and Oxidative Stress
    Hilton Kenji Takahashi, Leticia Prates Roma, and Mauricio da Silva Krause
    Vitamin D in Metabolic Syndrome
    Adriana Lúcia Mendes, Maria Fernanda Giovanetti Biagioni, Sérgio Alberto Rupp de Paiva, and Gláucia Maria Ferreira da Silva Mazeto
    Genetic Polymorphisms and Gene-Nutrient Interaction in Metabolic Syndrome
    Edna Maria Vissoci Reiche, Ana Paula Kallaur, Fernando Vissoci Reiche, and Paulo Cezar Casado Graça

    Early Life Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome
    Hitomi Okubo and Siân Robinson
    Metabolic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents
    Jacqueline Isaura Alvarez Leite

    Social Class and Gender Determinants in Metabolic Syndrome
    Guilherme Figueiredo Marquezine
    Lifestyle Changes and Physical Activity in Metabolic Syndrome
    Leandro Arthur Diehl

    Metabolic Syndrome in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Flávia Troncon Rosa, Tatiana Mayumi Veiga Iriyoda, Elis Carolina de Souza Fatel, Ana Paula Kallaur, Andréa Name Colado Simão, and Isaias Dichi
    Metabolic Syndrome in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Tatiana Mayumi Veiga Iriyoda, Marcell Alysson Batisti Lozovoy, Ana Paula Kallaur, Andréa Name Colado Simão, and Isaias Dichi
    Metabolic Syndrome Post Liver Transplantation
    Lucilene Rezende Anastácio, Suzana Mantovani, and Maria Isabel Toulson Davison Correia

    Olive Oil in Metabolic Syndrome
    Javier Sanchez Perona
    Soy and Soy-Based Products
    Marcell Alysson Batisti Lozovoy, Andréa Name Colado Simão, Ana Paula Kallaur, and Isaias Dichi
    Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Metabolic Syndrome
    Philip C. Calder
    Whole Grains and Metabolic Syndrome
    Anthony Fardet
    Nut Consumption and Metabolic Syndrome
    Siew Ling Tey, Alexandra Wynne-Ankaret Hamilton Chisholm, and Rachel Clare Brown
    Eggs Effects on HDL-C Metabolism, Inflammation, and Insulin Resistance
    Christopher N. Blesso, Catherine J. Andersen, and Maria Luz Fernandez
    Milk, Dairy Products, and Metabolic Syndrome
    Bruna Miglioranza Scavuzzi, Fabiola Malaga Barreto, and Lucia Helena da Silva Miglioranza
    Berries in the Nutritional Management of Metabolic Syndrome
    Arpita Basu and Timothy J. Lyons
    Effects of Tea Consumption on Metabolic Syndrome
    Chung S. Yang, Jungil Hong, and William Feng
    Coffee and Metabolic Syndrome
    Bruna Miglioranza Scavuzzi, Sílvia Justina Papini, and Édison Miglioranza
    Alcoholic Beverages
    Fernanda Aparecida Domenici and Hélio Vannucchi
    Cocoa and Insulin Resistance: Protective Effects on Metabolic Syndrome
    Davide Grassi, Giovambattista Desideri, Paolo Di Giosia, Stefania Di Agostino, Francesca Mai, Angelica Dante, Federica Patrizi, Letizia Martella, and Claudio Ferri

    Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome
    Evanthia Gouveri, Fotios Drakopanagiotakis, and Emmanuel James Diamantopoulos
    Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
    José Henrique da Silvah, Cristiane Maria Mártires de Lima, Roberta Deh Souza Santos, Vivian Marques Miguel Suen, Roberta Soares Lara Cassani, and Júlio Sérgio Marchini
    Low-Caloric Diets
    Lucilene Rezende AnastÁcio and Maria Isabel Toulson Davison Correia


    Dr. Isaias Dichi graduated in medicine and specialized in internal medicine. He obtained master’s degree, in 1993, and PhD, in 1997, in physiopathology in internal medicine: nutrition and metabolism from São Paulo State University (UNESP-Botucatu). Dr. Dichi is currently professor of internal medicine and clinical nutrition at the State University of Londrina, Paraná, Brazil. He works in the following research areas: physiopathology and diet therapy for metabolic syndrome with fish oil n-3 fatty acids, olive oil, soy, berries, and probiotics; physiopathology and diet therapy for other inflammatory diseases, such as inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid disease, and systemic erythematosus lupus with fish oil n-3 fatty acids, olive oil, and probiotics; prevention and treatment of iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia; and nutrition and metabolism in chronic diseases. Medical education and film interpretation are his other areas of interest. He was director of the Health Sciences Center of the University of Londrina (2006–2010).

    Dr. Andréa Name Colado Simão graduated in pharmacy and biochemistry in 1997 and obtained her MS in experimental pathology in 2004 and her PhD in health sciences in 2008. Dr. Simão is currently a professor of clinical immunology at the State University of Londrina, Paraná, Brazil. She has accomplished nutritional intervention with fish oil, olive oil, soy, cranberry, and probiotics in metabolic syndrome. Dr. Simão has also been studying the effects of oxidative stress on many chronic diseases, such as metabolic syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, Hepatitis C, HIV, and breast cancer.

    "Intended for nutritionists and medical students alike, this [book] gathers a host of relevant articles and insights and pairs them with extensive bibliographic citations perfect for further study, making Nutritional Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome a complex and authoritative synthesis of the latest research in the field. A ‘must’ for any serious college-level health collection with nutritionist professional readers."
    Midwest Book Review, January 2016