Diet and Metabolic Dysfunction
by Gaetano Santulli (ed.)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2017
Number of pages: 652
The fundamental importance of diet in the pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome is well acknowledged and may be crucial in the determination of cardiovascular risk and the development of cardiovascular complications. The contributions presented here provide an updated systematic overview examining, in detail, the functional role of different diets and dietary components in maintaining glucose homeostasis and preventing long-term complications.
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