Roles of proanthocyanidin rich extracts in obesity.

  title={Roles of proanthocyanidin rich extracts in obesity.},
  author={M Josepa Salvad{\'o} and Ester Casanova and Anabel Fern{\'a}ndez-Iglesias and Llu{\'i}s Arola and Cinta Blad{\'e}},
  journal={Food & function},
  volume={6 4},
Obesity is a multifactorial disorder involving an abnormal or excessive amount of body fat. Obese people have a very high probability of developing metabolic syndrome, a condition in which cholesterol, lipid, and glucose levels rise, causing diabetes and heart disease. From the point of view of energy balance, the main contributors to obesity are excessive energy intake, inadequate energy expenditure and metabolic malfunctions. For this reason, health organisations are working to implement… CONTINUE READING
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