Korean J Obes 2012; 21(3): 132-139
Published online September 30, 2012
Copyright © Korean Society for the Study of Obesity.
Ji-Hye Kang, Rina Yu*
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Ulsan
Obesity-induced inflammation leads to metabolic complications such as insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, liver diseases, atherosclerosis, and certain types of cancers.
Hence, modulation of obesity-induced inflammation is considered to be a useful strategy for protecting against metabolic diseases. In this min-review, we will introduce some of the functional food components, which may be useful for protecting obesity-induced inflammation and metabolic diseases
Keywords: Obesity, Inflammation, Metabolic diseases, Functional food