publication . Article . 2013

Retos de investigación en obesidad

Andreu Palou; Bonet, M. L.;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2013 Journal: NUTRICION HOSPITALARIA (issn: 0212-1611, Copyright policy)
Obesity is the main nutritional problem and one of the most important health problems in developed societies. Central to the challenge of obesity prevention and management is a thoroughly understanding of its determinants. Multiple socio-cultural, socio-economic, behavioural and biological factors -often interrelated and many of them still unknown or poorly understood- can contribute to the establishment and perpetuation of obese phenotypes. Here, we address current research challenges regarding basic aspects of obesity and emerging science for its control, including brown adipose tissue thermogenesis and browning of white fat as possible therapeutic targets for...
free text keywords: Obesity, Research challenges, Body weigth, Obesidad, Retos de investigación, Peso corporal, Nutritional diseases. Deficiency diseases, RC620-627
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BIOmarkers of Robustness of Metabolic Homeostasis for Nutrigenomics-derived Health CLAIMS Made on Food
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 244995
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | KBBE
Recruitment and activation of brown adipocytes as preventive and curative therapy for type 2 diabetes
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 278373
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | HEALTH
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