Volume 2 Issue 2

Acknowledgement of Manuscript Reviewers JOCD Volume-2 (2018)

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.

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Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Obesity and Chronic Diseases (ICOCD-2018)

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.

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Complex Interactions of Obesity, Dairy Food Intake and Genetics of Lactase

Andrew Szilagyi
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.

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