The Editors of Journal of Obesity and Chronic Diseases (JOCD) would like to express their tremendous gratitude to all those individuals who participated in the peer review process during the preparation of this Volume-2 (2018). Many reviewers from around the world and across various disciplines provided their expert input that led to publication of the articles.Read More
Volume 2 Issue 2
Alison Merrotsy, Aoife McCarthy, Jennifer Flack and Tara Coppinger
Overweight and obesity are now the most common childhood disorders in Europe. These disorders can cause social, psychological and physiological health problems in childhood and are linked to obesity and poor health outcomes later in life.
Ana Cláudia Dalmolin, Adrielly Renata Rosa, Sabrina Grassiolli, Maria Albertina de Miranda Soares, Nadia Fayez Omar, et al.
Background: Obesity is a degenerative disease, causing several metabolic disturbances in different systems of the body. However, the effects of obesity on the development of mineralized tissues have not been well explored.
Obesity has been an epidemic in the US and world for more than two decades. Obesity is associated with serious health conditions, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancers, hyperlipidemia, and liver steatosis. The intestinal microbiota is composed of a diverse population of obligate and facultative anaerobic microorganisms, and these organisms carry out a broad range of metabolic activities.Read More
United Scientific Group (USG) would like to extend thanks to all the organizers, scientific committee, sponsor and all attendees for making the 3rd International Conference on Obesity and Chronic Diseases, a huge success. The event witnessed around 130 attendees from around the world and concluded in Los Angeles on July 25, 2018.Read More
Obesity is a growing global problem associated with multiple diseases, often attributed to a western lifestyle and industrialization. Obesity is associated with low grade inflammation and alterations in the colonic microflora both of which may be instrumental in promoting pathogenesis of diseases. Milk and dairy foods have been suggested to improve weight control which in turn may help reduce risks of complications.