Special Issue "The Perspectives of Plant Natural Products for Mitigation of Obesity"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (25 April 2022) | Viewed by 2430
Interests: food nutrition and human health, with a focus on the molecular mechanisms of phytochemical compounds against chronic inflammation; formation, toxicity and intervention of food processing contaminants, especially acrylamide
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The incidence of obesity has dramatically grown in recent decades, which has placed great pressure and burden on people's lives and the economy. Drug treatment of obesity may have certain side effects, while surgical treatment also has risks and will cause negative emotions in people. Weight loss obtained through diet and exercise leads to a significant reduction in morbidity and mortality. Recently, there has been increasing interest in the possible beneficial effects of dietary supplements, which are products intended to "supplement" the diet. In addition to vitamins, minerals and amino acids, dietary supplements can contain herbs or other botanicals and many other ingredients. They are not drugs and are not intended to treat diseases; they are adjuvants in the management of obesity and metabolic diseases. As a consequence, there is a great need to determine specific dietary supplements for the management of obesity. This will be the content of this Special Issue.
Dr. Fang Chen
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- dietary supplement
- weight loss