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Inflammation and chronic diseases: the polar lipid link

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dc.contributor.author Lordan, Ronan
dc.contributor.author Zabetakis, Ioannis
dc.contributor.author Tsoupras, Alexandros
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-20T14:51:03Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-20T14:51:03Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10584
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death globally. The focus of scientists and practitioners for decades has been on cholesterol levels and pharmacological ways to control them. Over the past few years, a new school of thought has emerged: inflammation is the underlying cause of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as CVD. Therefore, the key to reducing the incidence of chronic diseases is to control the activities of various inflammatory mediators, such as platelet-activating factor (PAF), via diet, exercise, and healthy lifestyle choices. One proposal has been that the polar lipids (PL) present in foods can play a key role via their antithrombotic and anti-inflammatory bioactivities. In this paper, we present our latest views on PAF and how it is related to CVD, and we discuss the role of diet and PL against PAF-induced inflammation. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher MDPI en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings;70(1):70
dc.subject inflammation en_US
dc.subject chronic diseases en_US
dc.subject NCD en_US
dc.subject lipids en_US
dc.subject functional foods en_US
dc.subject nutraceuticals en_US
dc.title Inflammation and chronic diseases: the polar lipid link en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/foods_2020-07598
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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