Effect of increased fruits and vegetables consumption on visceral obesity and associated oxidative damage and inflammation: data from the UAE

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Prof. Salah Gariballa is working in Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University in Al-Ain, UAE.
During ISANH Middle East World Congress, he will give presentation about effect of increased fruits and vegetables consumption on visceral obesity and associated oxidative damage and inflammation: data from the UAE.

Prof. Gariballa will talk about :
1. The prevalence of visceral (abdominal) obesity is reaching epidemic proportion in the Middle East & Asia. 
2.  Visceral fat secretes a number of inflammatory and oxidative damage factors.
3.Inflammatory and oxidative damage factors are implicated in some diseases associated with obesity.
4. Increased fruits and vegetables intake with or without low calorie intake may help reduce waist circumference in subjects with visceral obesity.  
5. Decrease in waist circumference as a result of increased fruits and vegetables consumption may lead to increased antioxidants and decrease in markers of oxidative damage and inflammation. 
6. Counselling and dietary education to increase fruits and vegetables consumption may have a positive health effects in subjects with visceral obesity.


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