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Special Issue "Diet, Nutrition and Abdominal Obesity"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (10 January 2020).
Interests: nutrition; vitamin D; omega-3; oxidative stress; inflammation; insulin resistance; fertility; obesity; exercise science; epidemiology; public health
Interests: nutrition; obesity; public health; children; cognitive function; elderly; micronutrients; epidemiology; insulin resistance; oxidative stress
Abdominal obesity has been associated with the development of insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes type 2, cardiovascular disease, colorectal cancer, and cognitive impairment. A significant number of publications have analyzed general obesity, but fewer studies have quantified the prevalence of abdominal obesity among the population, or have studied its relationship with diet, nutrition, and other lifestyle factors.
This Special Issue will focus on the recent studies on the role of dietary patterns, energy balance and nutrients situation, number of meals and snacks consumed per day and composition, and the role of chrononutrition in relation with abdominal obesity in different age groups. It is necessary to delve into the knowledge of those dietary risk and protective factors related to abdominal obesity. In addition, it is essential to analyze the efficacy and safety of food-based interventions, dietary supplements, or of interventions that combine multiple approaches (e.g., dietary behavior changes, supplements, and physical activity, among others) so as to prevent or properly treat this health condition, both individually and collectively.
Prof. Dr. Liliana G. González-Rodríguez
Prof. Dr. Aránzazu Aparicio Vizuete
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Nutrients is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Abdominal obesity
- Visceral adipose tissue
- Dietary patterns
- Meal timing and composition
- Food intake
- Nutrients intake
- Physical activity
- Risk and protective factors
- Dietary preventive strategies
- Dietary treatment interventions