Characterized by obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and hypertension, metabolic syndrome is associated with the risks of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. Obesity, which increases the incidence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and subsequently leads to increased stress and inflammation, appears to play a central

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Section I: Oxidative Stress, Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, Diabetes, and Uncoupling Proteins

chapter 1|12 pages

The Metabolic Syndrome Defined

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Section II: Influence of Dietary Factors, Micronutrients, and Metabolism

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Dietary Fatty Acids and Metabolic Syndrome