Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Weight Management - Challenges and Opportunities

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Hassan M. Heshmati
Hassan M. Heshmati

Endocrinology Metabolism Consulting, LLC, Anthem, AZ, USA,
United States of America

Published21 December 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.95719

ISBN978-1-80355-187-6

Print ISBN978-1-80355-186-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-80355-188-3

Copyright year2022

Number of pages250

The physiological or pathological variations in the amount or mass of each component of body weight can lead to an increase or a decrease in total body weight, with a potential risk of increased morbidity and mortality. This book presents an overview of current knowledge about different types of body weight changes, with a special emphasis on obesity.

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Biodiversity of the Adipocyte-Derived Hormone, Leptin

By Reji Manjunathan, Dharanibalan Kasiviswanathan and Selvaraj Jayaraman

335
2. Leptin: A Metabolic Signal for the Differentiation of Pituitary Cells

By Gwen V. Childs, Angela K. Odle, Melanie C. MacNicol, Melody L. Allensworth-James, Tiffany K. Miles, Noor Akhter, Mohsin M. Syed and Angus M. MacNicol

250
3. Leptin and Female Reproductive Health

By Shyam Pyari Jaiswar and Apala Priyadarshini

401
4. Role of Leptin in Obesity Management: Current and Herbal Treatment

By Sunil T. Galatage, Sakshi N. Gurav, Mahadevi R. Moladi, Tejal R. Podjale, Nikita B. Tejam, Arehalli S. Manjappa, Popat S. Kumbhar, Supriya V. Nikade, Swapnil S. Chopade, Sujit A. Desai, Shweta N. Kalebere and Suresh G. Killedar

455
5. The Multiple Consequences of Obesity

By Indu Saxena, Amar Preet Kaur, Suwarna Suman, Abhilasha, Prasenjit Mitra, Praveen Sharma and Manoj Kumar

259
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6. Personalized Strategy of Obesity Prevention and Management Based on the Analysis of Pathogenetic, Genetic, and Microbiotic Factors

By Svitlana Drozdovska, Olena Andrieieva, Valeriya Orlenko, Igor Andrieiev, Victoriya Pastukhova, Iuliia Mazur, Olha Hurenko and Anastasiia Nahorna

304
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8. Resistance Training and Weight Management: Rationale and Efficacy

By Ina Shaw, Travis Triplett and Brandon S. Shaw

328
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9. The Potential of Precision Probiotic Hafnia alvei HA4597 to Support Weight Loss

By Nina Vinot, Emma Baghtchedjian, Clémentine Picolo and Grégory Lambert

390
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11. Anorexia Nervosa: Opportunities and Challenges in Treatment

By Kayode Olariike Oyindasola, Folake Funke Adedoyin and Adeoye Adeyemi Adedoyin

170
13. Association of Fatness and Leg Power with Blood Pressure in Adolescents

By Danladi Musa, Daniel Iornyior and Andrew Tyoakaa

87

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