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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

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

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*

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
Evaluation of the Anti-Obesity Effect of a Vegan

Chromium yeast, Green tea, High-fat diet, Obesity, Original Research, Sinetrol

2024 Jan

Wan-Li Chu, Li-Chan Yang, Wen-Chuan Lin and Yu-Jou Chien

Mediterranean diet (MD), Obesity, peer reviewed, Short Communication, Very low-calorie ketogenic diet (VLCKD)

2023 May

Kulvinder K. Kaur*, Gautam N. Allahbadia and Mandeep Singh

BMI, Metabolic programming, Obesity, Original Research, Overweight, peer reviewed, Pregnancy

2022 Dec

Rafael M. Macedo, Arthur A. N. Aboud, Arthur F. Matos, Eduardo M. de Lima Filho, Gabriel C. Diniz and Renata M. Pinto*
A Case Study of Inositol and Soluble Fiber Supplementation on Glycemic Control in an Overweight Subject

Case Study, Glycemic control, Inositol, Overweight, peer reviewed

2021 Dec

Haley Serra and Yi Li*
Effects of Garcinia Cambogia Compounded Supplements on the Formation of Body Fat Induced by a High Energy Diet in Obese Rats

Mulberry leaf extract, Obesity, Original Research, peer reviewed

2021 Sep

Wan-Li Chu*, Wen-Chuan Lin and Li-Chan Yang
Chylous Ascites Associated with Internal Hernia Post-Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Case Report

Case Report, Chyloperitoneum, Chylous ascites, Internal hernia;, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

2021 Jul

Ahmad E. Al-Mulla*
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

Childhood obesity, Dopamine, Genetic polymorphism, Insulin resistance, Metabolic syndrome, Original Research, peer reviewed

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

Green tea extract, L-Carnitine, Obesity, Original Research, peer reviewed

2020 Dec

Chu Wan-Li* and Lin Wen-Chuan
The Association of Dietary Fatty Acids and Gut Microbiota Alterations in the Development of Neuropsychiatric Diseases: A Systematic Review

Autism spectrum disorders, Dietary fat, Gut microbiota, peer reviewed, Polyunsaturated fatty acids, Schizophrenia, Systematic Review, Western diet

2020 Sep

Kulvinder Kochar Kaur*, Gautam Allahbadia, and Mandeep Singh

Internet addiction, Original Research, peer reviewed, Physical activity, Undergraduate students

2020 Jul

Yen-Jung Chang* and Jia-Ji Sun

Chronic Disease Management, Exercise Prescription, Healthcare Costs, Opinion, Patient Compliance, peer reviewed, Preventative Care

2019 Dec

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

Case Study, Diabetes, Gut microbiome, Overweight, peer reviewed, Physical exercise

2019 Nov

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

Accelerometer, Original Research, peer reviewed, Sedentary, Sleep

2019 Aug

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

Monogenic, Obesity, peer reviewed, Syndromic, 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
Importance of Simultaneous Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus: A Sequelae to the Understanding of Diabesity-A Review

Diettherapy, Exercise, Metformin, peer reviewed, Systematic Review

2019 Mar

Kulvinder Kochar Kaur*, Gautam Allahbadia and Mandeep Singh
Effects of Dietary Control, Exercise and Anti-Obesity Prescriptions on Weight Loss: An Interview-Based Study

Body mass index, Obesity, Original Research, Overweight, peer reviewed

2018 Sep

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

Guarana extract, Obesity, Original Research, peer reviewed, Yerba mate extract

2018 Aug

Chih-Yi Lin, Chien-Tien Su, Chung-Cheng Lo and Yi-Wen Chien*

Body dissatisfaction, Body Image, Obesity, peer reviewed, review

2018 Jun

Yamunadevi Puraikalan*

Abscisic acid, Astrocytes, Glioses, Hepatic clock, Hypothalamic, Inflammation, KBH1, Ketone bodies, Mini Review, Obesity, Resolvins

2017 Dec

Kulvinder Kochar Kaur*, Gautam Allahbadia and Mandeep Singh

Cardiometabolic, Editorial, Obesity, peer reviewed

2017 Oct

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

Insulin resistance, Obesity, Oxidative stress, peer reviewed, review

2017 Jul

Hala Mourad Demerdash*

Adipocytokines, CNS Disorders, Editorial, Obesity, peer reviewed

2017 Apr

Nadia Hafizi, Elham Alipoor and Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar*
Knowledge about Feeding and Practicing Physical Activity as Protective Factors of Overweight and Obesity in Students of Official Schools in the Municipality of Sopó

Feeding, Obesity, Original Research, Overweight, peer reviewed, Physical activity, Study plans

2017 Mar

Jeisson Arias Rentería* and Liliana Angarita Morris
Measurement of Fat Content in the Human Body by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Methods

Fatty tissue, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), NMR, Original Research, peer reviewed, spectroscopy

2016 Dec

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

Multiethnic children, Obesity, Original Research, peer reviewed, Vitamin D deficiency

2016 Nov

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

Community-based research, IPAQ, Original Research, peer reviewed, Physical activity assessment, Subjective methods

2016 Sep

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

Adipocytokine, AMP-activated protein kinase, Invited Review, peer reviewed

2016 Sep

Alissa Piekarski-Welsher*, Walter Bottje and Sami Dridi

Adolescents, Dietary Practices, Nutritional Status, Original Research, Pakistan, peer reviewed, Physical activity, Socio-economic Status

2016 Aug

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

Clozapine, Obesity, peer reviewed, Schizophrenia, Systematic Review

2016 Jul

Viviane Carvalho Franco, Karine Zortéa* and Paulo Silva Belmonte de Abreu
An Investigation into Body Mass Index and Lifestyle Characteristics within an Elderly Population

Body mass index, Elderly, Lifestyle, Original Research, peer reviewed

2016 Jun

Claire Mills* and Jessica Hayward

Attitude, Health, Knowledge, Original Research, peer reviewed

2016 Jun

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

Metabolic equivalent task, Overweight, peer reviewed, Short Communication

2016 May

Renee J. Rogers* and John M. Jakicic

Editorial

2016 Apr

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

peer reviewed, review, Sedentary activity, Television viewing

2016 Mar

LIN Kuei-Fu and CHU Chen-Yi*
Basic and Genetic Aspects of Food Intake Control and Obesity: Role of Dopamin Receptor D2 TaqIA Polymorphism

Dopamine, DRD2 gene, Mini Review, Nutrigenetics, peer reviewed

2016 Mar

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

Adipokines, Apolipoproteins, Free Fatty Acids (FFA), Insulin resistance, Letter to the Editor, Obesity, peer reviewed

2016 Mar

Hala Mourad Demerdash*

Diabetes Prevention, Editorial, peer reviewed

2016 Jan

Cynthia Williams Brown*

Hunger, Original Research, peer reviewed, Randomized-controlled trial

2015 Dec

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

Epigenetics, Genomics, Insulin, Lipids, Myristoylation, Obesity, Original Research, peer reviewed

2015 Nov

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

Body Mass Index (BMI), Chronic diseases, Editorial, Inflammation, Obesity, peer reviewed, Public health

2015 Nov

Elham Alipoor and Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar*

Letter to the Editor, peer reviewed

2015 Oct

Hala Mourad Demerdash*

Eating habits, Healthy eating, Obese, Original Research, Overweight, parenting, peer reviewed

2015 Oct

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

Editorial, Obesity, peer reviewed

2015 Sep

Claire Mills*
Daily Calcium Intervention for a Weight-Loss Program Resulted in More Significant Decreases in Body Weight, BMI, Body Fat Mass, and Body Fat Percentage

Calcium, Energy restricted diet, Obesity, Original Research, peer reviewed, Weight loss

2015 Aug

Yen-Ling Chen, Yi-Chun Chen, Jung-Su Chang, Jo Chun Lin and Yi-Wen Chien*

Childhood obesity, Dopamine, DRD2 gene, Genetic polymorphism, HOMA, Original Research, peer reviewed

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

Interventions, Original Research, peer reviewed, Physical activity

2015 Aug

Zsuzsanna Kneffel, Ruben Goebel and Ahmad Alkhatib*

Antiphospholipid syndrome, Brief Report, Endothelial dysfunction, Obesity, peer reviewed, Pregnancy

2015 Aug

Karoline Mayer-Pickel*

Obesity, peer reviewed, review, Teacher education

2015 Jul

Kathryn L. Davis*

Editorial, peer reviewed

2015 Apr

Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar* and Elham Alipoor

Appetite, Ghrelin, Leptin, Letter to the Editor, peer reviewed

2015 Apr

Hala Mourad Demerdash*

Cardiovascular diseases, Original Research, peer reviewed

2015 Apr

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

Mediterranean diet, Obesity, Original Research, peer reviewed

2015 Mar

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

Body mass index, Mini Review, peer reviewed, Physical activity

2015 Feb

Masaru Teramoto*, Timothy J. Bungum, Gerald E. Landwer and Dale R. Wagner
Inflammation Driven Activation of Wnt Pathway: A Potential Mechanism Responsible for Obesity-associated Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer, Inflammation, Mini Review, Obesity, peer reviewed, Wnt pathway

2015 Feb

Zhenhua Liu* and Yingke Yang
Improvement of Ventricular Ejection Fraction after Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Bariatric surgery, Case Report, Dilated cardiomyopathy, Morbid Obesity, peer reviewed, Ventricular Ejection Fraction

2014 Dec

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

Editorial, peer reviewed

2014 Apr

Manoj Sharma* and Paul Branscum

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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.

Our Commitment to DEIAC

At Openventio, we are committed to promoting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Capacity (DEIAC) in all aspects of our publication. We believe that DEIAC is essential for advancing scientific knowledge and improving health outcomes for all. We strive to create a publication environment that is open, fair, respectful, and representative of the diversity of the scholarly community and society at large. We adhere to the Principles of Transparency and Best Practices in Scholarly Publishing and follow the guidance and recommendations from various resources on DEIAC in scholarly publishing. We welcome and support the participation and contribution of authors, editors, reviewers, and readers from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We also monitor and evaluate the impact and effectiveness of our DEIAC policies and practices, and seek to continuously improve them.

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

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

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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