28. Influence of Diet on Stress Response and Behavior

  1. Cheryl D. Conrad
  1. Efthymia Kitraki

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch28

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

How to Cite

Kitraki, E. (2011) Influence of Diet on Stress Response and Behavior, in The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain (ed C. D. Conrad), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch28

Editor Information

  1. Department of Psychology and Division of Natural Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Basic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 AUG 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-Blackwell Handbooks of Behavioral Neuroscience

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Mostofsky

Series Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330236

Online ISBN: 9781118083222

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Keywords:

  • diet on stress response and behavior;
  • glucocorticoids in critical homeostatic mechanisms;
  • metabolic threat, modifying activity of HPA axis;
  • dietary fat and HPA axis activation;
  • high-fat diets and HPA axis activity;
  • diets in fat modifying adult rat activity;
  • brain stress-response system;
  • homeostatic mechanisms of feeding within hypothalamus;
  • stress levels of glucocorticoids affecting memory;
  • dietary fat in cognitive function

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Effects of Fat Diets on the Neuroendocrine Stress Response

  • Effects of Fat Diets on Behavioral Stress Response

  • Implication of Metabolic Regulators

  • Effect of Dietary Fat in Cognitive Function

  • Closing Remarks

  • References