Obesity Research

Open journal

ISSN 2377-8385

Assessment of Eating Habits and Preconception and Gestational Nutritional Status of Women Who Attended the Prenatal Service of a Brazilian University Hospital

Rafael M. Macedo, Arthur A. N. Aboud, Arthur F. Matos, Eduardo M. de Lima Filho, Gabriel C. Diniz and Renata M. Pinto*

Association of Fat Mass and Obesity Associated, Dopamine Receptor Type 2 and Ankyrin Repeat and Kinase Domain Containing 1 Genes with Pediatric Obesity and Metabolic Risk: A Case-Control Study

Renata M. Pinto*, Jakeline S. Fortes, R√ļbia V. Monteiro, Nygell S. Alves, Maria P. Curado, Lysa B. Minasi, Daniela de M e Silva and Aparecido D. da Cruz

A Couple’s Personalized-Care Intervention for Weight-Loss and Diabetes based on DNA and Gut Biome Profiles: A Case Study

Simitha Singh-Rambiritch* Ranjan Sinha, Chandana Reddy, Alicia Nakamoto and Camel Irudayanathan

The Role of Genetics in the Pathophysiology of Obesity: A Systematic Review

Renata M. Pinto*, Lucas S. Steinmetz, Julio M. G. Barbosa, Arthur F. C. S. Mendes, Maria P. Curado and Aparecido D. da Cruz

Obesity: Key Factor for Cardiometabolic Risk

Jes√ļs Millan Nu√Īez-Cortes and Joaquin Julio Millan Perez

Adipocytokines: A Potential Link Between Obesity and CNS Disorders

Nadia Hafizi, Elham Alipoor and Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar*

Measurement of Fat Content in the Human Body by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Methods

Nikolay V. Anisimov, Mikhail V. Gulyaev, Olga S. Pavlova and Yury A. Pirogov*

Body Mass Index is a Strong Predictor of Vitamin D Deficiency in Multiethnic Obese Children

Srimathi Kannan*, Paul Visintainer, Harish B. Ganguri, Rushika Conroy, Meghana Gudala and Chrystal Wittcopp

Physical Activity Assessment in an Italian Adult Population using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire

Angela Polito*, Federica Intorre, Donatella Ciarapica, Lorenzo Barnaba, Anna Tagliabue, Cinzia Ferraris and Maria Zaccaria

Nutritional Status, Dietary Practices and Physical Activities of Adolescents in Public and Private Schools of Karachi, Pakistan

Parvez I. Paracha*, Shumaila Bakht, Saima I. Paracha, Frank Vriesekoop, Iftikhar Alam, Zia ud Din and Niamat Ullah

Obesity and Clozapine Use in Schizophrenia

Viviane Carvalho Franco, Karine Zortéa* and Paulo Silva Belmonte de Abreu

Coenzyme Q10, Glucose Homeostasis and the Probable Mediating Role of Adipokines

Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar*, Elham Alipoor and Parvaneh Mehrdadi

Effects of Protein Load Prior to the Main Meal of the Day: A Pilot Trial

Peter Hajek, Hayden McRobbie, Sarah Snuggs, Sarrah Peerbux , Katherine Myers Smith and Joanna Astrid Miler*

Impact of NMT1 Gene Polymorphisms on Features of the Metabolic Syndrome among Severely Obese Patients

Stéphanie Bégin, Frédéric Guénard, André Tchernof, Yves Deshaies, Louis Pérusse, Simon Biron, Odette Lescelleur, Laurent Biertho, Simon Marceau and Marie-Claude Vohl*

Obesity Induced Inflammation ‚Äď A Complex Condition

Elham Alipoor and Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar*

Challenges of Healthy Eating Habits in Rural Communities

Godwin-Charles Ogbeide*, Jennifer Henk, Dylan C. Martinez and Mary Bassett

Reward Deficiency Syndrome in Children: Obesity and Metabolic Disorders are Associated with the SNP TaqIA C32806T of the DRD2 Gene

Renata M. Pinto*, Daniela M. e Silva, Fabrício J. Queiroz, Fernanda R. Godoy, Lilian S. Teodoro, Isabella Lacerda, Macks W. Gonçalves, Irene P. Pinto, Lysa Minasi, Thaís C. Vieira and Aparecido D. da Cruz

New Insight on Adipose Tissue Function in Advanced Renal Failure

Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar* and Elham Alipoor

Cardiovascular Diseases in Relation to Anthropometric, Biochemical and Dietary Intake in Women: A Case Control Study

Parvez I. Paracha*, Huma Waheed, Saima I. Paracha, Shahid Ullah and Syeda Sidra Bano

Behavioural and Psychological Variables Associated with Overweight and Obesity in Gran Canaria, Spain

Maria Luisa √Ālvarez-Mal√©*, Inmaculada Bautista-Casta√Īo and Lluis Serra-Majem

Association of Physical Activity to the Risk of Obesity in Adults with Physical Disabilities

Masaru Teramoto*, Timothy J. Bungum, Gerald E. Landwer and Dale R. Wagner

Improvement of Ventricular Ejection Fraction after Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Jorge de Tom√°s* , Alejandro Lusilla, Mauricio Burneo, Rocio Franco and Jose MariaMonturiol

Original Research

2022 Dec

Rafael M. Macedo, Arthur A. N. Aboud, Arthur F. Matos, Eduardo M. de Lima Filho, Gabriel C. Diniz and Renata M. Pinto*
Association of Fat Mass and Obesity Associated, Dopamine Receptor Type 2 and Ankyrin Repeat and Kinase Domain Containing 1 Genes with Pediatric Obesity and Metabolic Risk: A Case-Control Study

Original Research

2021 May

Renata M. Pinto*, Jakeline S. Fortes, R√ļbia V. Monteiro, Nygell S. Alves, Maria P. Curado, Lysa B. Minasi, Daniela de M e Silva and Aparecido D. da Cruz
A Couple’s Personalized-Care Intervention for Weight-Loss and Diabetes based on DNA and Gut Biome Profiles: A Case Study

Case Study

2019 Nov

Simitha Singh-Rambiritch* Ranjan Sinha, Chandana Reddy, Alicia Nakamoto and Camel Irudayanathan

Original Research

2019 Aug

Ya-Wen Hsu*, Chun-Ping Chang and Chia-Chang Liu
The Role of Genetics in the Pathophysiology of Obesity: A Systematic Review

Systematic Review

2019 Aug

Renata M. Pinto*, Lucas S. Steinmetz, Julio M. G. Barbosa, Arthur F. C. S. Mendes, Maria P. Curado and Aparecido D. da Cruz
Effects of Dietary Control, Exercise and Anti-Obesity Prescriptions on Weight Loss: An Interview-Based Study

Original Research

2018 Sep

Hala M. Demerdash*, Sherine Abdel Hady and Lamia Said Kandil

Editorial

2017 Oct

Jes√ļs Millan Nu√Īez-Cortes and Joaquin Julio Millan Perez

Editorial

2017 Apr

Nadia Hafizi, Elham Alipoor and Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar*
Measurement of Fat Content in the Human Body by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Methods

Original Research

2016 Dec

Nikolay V. Anisimov, Mikhail V. Gulyaev, Olga S. Pavlova and Yury A. Pirogov*

Original Research

2016 Nov

Srimathi Kannan*, Paul Visintainer, Harish B. Ganguri, Rushika Conroy, Meghana Gudala and Chrystal Wittcopp

Original Research

2016 Sep

Angela Polito*, Federica Intorre, Donatella Ciarapica, Lorenzo Barnaba, Anna Tagliabue, Cinzia Ferraris and Maria Zaccaria

Invited Review

2016 Sep

Alissa Piekarski-Welsher*, Walter Bottje and Sami Dridi

Original Research

2016 Aug

Parvez I. Paracha*, Shumaila Bakht, Saima I. Paracha, Frank Vriesekoop, Iftikhar Alam, Zia ud Din and Niamat Ullah

Systematic Review

2016 Jul

Viviane Carvalho Franco, Karine Zortéa* and Paulo Silva Belmonte de Abreu

Original Research

2016 Jun

Farouk El-Sabban*, Hameda Al-Feeli and Kawthar Shehab

Editorial

2016 Apr

Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar*, Elham Alipoor and Parvaneh Mehrdadi
Basic and Genetic Aspects of Food Intake Control and Obesity: Role of Dopamin Receptor D2 TaqIA Polymorphism

Mini Review

2016 Mar

Renata Machado Pinto*, Cristiane Cominetti and Aparecido Divino da Cruz

Letter to the Editor

2016 Mar

Hala Mourad Demerdash*

Original Research

2015 Dec

Peter Hajek, Hayden McRobbie, Sarah Snuggs, Sarrah Peerbux , Katherine Myers Smith and Joanna Astrid Miler*

Original Research

2015 Nov

Stéphanie Bégin, Frédéric Guénard, André Tchernof, Yves Deshaies, Louis Pérusse, Simon Biron, Odette Lescelleur, Laurent Biertho, Simon Marceau and Marie-Claude Vohl*

Editorial

2015 Nov

Elham Alipoor and Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar*

Letter to the Editor

2015 Oct

Hala Mourad Demerdash*

Original Research

2015 Oct

Godwin-Charles Ogbeide*, Jennifer Henk, Dylan C. Martinez and Mary Bassett

Original Research

2015 Aug

Renata M. Pinto*, Daniela M. e Silva, Fabrício J. Queiroz, Fernanda R. Godoy, Lilian S. Teodoro, Isabella Lacerda, Macks W. Gonçalves, Irene P. Pinto, Lysa Minasi, Thaís C. Vieira and Aparecido D. da Cruz

Editorial

2015 Apr

Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar* and Elham Alipoor

Original Research

2015 Apr

Parvez I. Paracha*, Huma Waheed, Saima I. Paracha, Shahid Ullah and Syeda Sidra Bano

Original Research

2015 Mar

Maria Luisa √Ālvarez-Mal√©*, Inmaculada Bautista-Casta√Īo and Lluis Serra-Majem

Mini Review

2015 Feb

Masaru Teramoto*, Timothy J. Bungum, Gerald E. Landwer and Dale R. Wagner
Improvement of Ventricular Ejection Fraction after Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Case Report

2014 Dec

Jorge de Tom√°s* , Alejandro Lusilla, Mauricio Burneo, Rocio Franco and Jose MariaMonturiol

Editorial

2014 Apr

Manoj Sharma* and Paul Branscum

Special Editions

Tips to Aspiring Authors

Obesity Research ‚Äď Open Journal [ISSN 2377-8385]: Tackling the Global Challenge

A Spotlight on Obesity

OROJ shines a bright light on every facet of obesity research, prevention strategies, and its impact on global health. We delve into epidemiology, translational science, and clinical studies, offering a comprehensive understanding of this critical issue.

Beyond Body Weight

Obesity isn’t just a number on a scale. It’s a complex health challenge fueled by overeating, genetic predisposition, lifestyle choices, and other contributing factors. We explore the full spectrum, examining causes, consequences, and potential solutions.

Rigorous Research, Open Access

Our esteemed editorial and review board members, renowned experts in diverse fields, ensure the highest standards of scientific rigor and practical application in every published piece. OROJ embraces open access, freely providing cutting-edge research and insights to the global scientific community.

Empowering Knowledge, Shaping Solutions

Through robust discussions, diverse perspectives, and collaborative knowledge sharing, OROJ empowers healthcare professionals, researchers, and the public to tackle obesity at its roots. Together, we can build a healthier future for all.

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editor-in-chief

Ahmad-Alkhatib is an Editor-in-Chief of Obesity Research ‚Äď Open Journal at Openventio Publishers.

Ahmad Alkhatib, PhD, FHEA, RNutr, FRSM

Centre for Public Health, Teesside University

Associate editors

Naheed Aryaeian is an Associate Editor of Obesity Research ‚Äď Open Journal at Openventio Publishers.

Naheed Aryaeian, PhD

Department of Nutrition, Iran University of Medical Sciences
Effiong E. Otukonyong is an Associate Editor of Obesity Research ‚Äď Open Journal at Openventio Publishers.

Effiong E. Otukonyong, PhD

Department of Health Sciences, East Tennessee State University
Zhenhua Liu is an Associate Editor of Obesity Research ‚Äď Open Journal at Openventio Publishers.

Zhenhua Liu, PhD

Department of Nutrition, University of Massachusetts Amherst

editors

Ifigenia Giannopoulou, PhD

Department of Sport & Exercise Science, University of Brighton

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Fotini Venetsanou, PhD

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

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Julia Yue Cui, PhD

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington

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Qibin Qi, PhD

Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Yung-Chieh Yen, MD, PhD

Department of Psychiatry, I-Shou University

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Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar, MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Nutrition, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

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Claire Mills, PhD

Department of Sport and Exercise, University of Gloucestershire

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Suresh K. Mohankumar, MPharm, PhD, RPh

Department of Pharmacognosy, Swansea University

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Anna G. Falchi, MD

Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri

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Hala M. Demerdash, PhD

Department of Clinical Pathology, Alexandria University

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Amin F. Majdalawieh, PhD

Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, American University of Sharjah

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Limei Liu, PhD

Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Peking University Health Science Center

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Markandeya Jois, BVSc, MVSc, PhD

Department of Agricultural Sciences, La Trobe University

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Jesus M. Nunez-Cortes, MD, PhD, PharmD

Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid

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José Javier Martín-Ramiro, MD, PhD

Department of General Surgery, Hospital Universitario Severo Ochoa

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Jon D. Wisman, PhD

Department of Economics, American University

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reviewers

Kulvinder K. Kaur, MD

Centre for Human Reproduction, India

Suresh Mohankumar, PhD

Swansea University Medical School, UK

Kristin J. Speaker, PhD

University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Yi Li, PhD

Saint Louis University, USA

Shankar Munusamy, PhD

Drake University, USA

Ronica N. Rooks, MA, PhD

University of Colorado Denver, USA

Amin Khalifeh-Soltani, MD

University of California, USA

Maria del Socorro R. Figueroa, PhD

Institute Mexicano del Seguro, USA

Ajeet Jaiswal, PhD

Pondicherry University, India

Ilir Alimehmeti, MD

University of Medicine, Albania

Cynthia W. Brown, MS, PhD

Winston-Salem State University, USA

May Dobal, PhD, RN

City University of New York, USA

Surendra Ugale, MBBS, MS

Kirloskar & Virinchi Hospitals, India

Feedback Corner

Renata M. Pinto, PhD, is an author at Openventio Publishers.

Federal University of Goi√°s - OROJ

5/5

The experience of publishing in Obesity Research was excellent. The review process was quick and enriched the article. I hope to continue contributing to the Journal.

Ifigenia Giannopoulou, MSc, PhD, is an author at Openventio Publishers.

University of Brighton - OROJ

5/5

I had a very good collaboration with the team of the Obesity Research ‚Äď Open Journal. The communication was very good and the experience was a very positive one. I look forward continuing our collaboration in the future.

Kulvinder K. Kaur, MD is an author at Openventio Publishers.

Centre for Human Reproduction - OROJ

5/5

Had a good experience with your journal although a very tough peer review.

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