Analysis on stem cells from human adipose tissue revealed that exposure to a chemical compound in cinnamon activated thermogenesis and chronic metabolic remodeling, making it a “promising therapeutic target for obesity.”
Researchers have found the metabolic effects of supplementation with the polyphenols epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) and resveratrol don’t lead to improved insulin sensitivity in overweight men and women, adding to conflicting data around the effects...
Supplements containing epigallocatechin-3-gallate and resveratrol may boost mitochondrial capacity and stimulate fat oxidation, says a new randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel intervention trial.
A carotenoid from green algae called siphonaxanthin may inhibit the development of fat cells and the build-up of fat in fat tissue, suggests new research from Japan. The compound could be a novel ingredient for use in weight management supplements, said...
The UK’s advertising watchdog has lambasted Slenderiiz UK for making insufficiently robust medicinal and weight loss claims on its website for its herbal homeopathic supplements - Slenderiix Drops and Xceler8 Drops.
Supplementing a high-fat ‘Western’ diet with Chardonnay grape seed flour may significantly reduce cholesterol levels, abdominal fat and weight gain, compared to a high-fat diet alone, says a new study from California.
Thirty days of supplementation with resveratrol were associated with a reduction in the size of fat cells, with genetic tests showing various pathways for fat breakdown, researchers from the Netherlands report.
A new study reporting that creatine supplements may increase levels of oxidative stress in athletes, while also boosting muscle strength, is a ‘mere footnote in the annals of sports supplement research’, says a leading expert.
Ceprodi KOT, the French diet firm that had an article 13.5, abdominal fat reduction health claim rejected by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in September, is already preparing a new submission that will focus on “cardiometabolic health”.
Dietary fructooligosaccharides – carbohydrates with established prebiotic activity – may suppress high-fat diet-induced body fat accumulation, and inhibit intestinal absorption of dietary fats, say researchers.
Canadian biopharmaceutical company PhytoMedical has formed a
partnership with a leading laboratory to further research,
initially into use of its proprietary plant-derived compound to
help build lean muscle mass in cachexia patients.
Canadian biopharmaceutical company PhytoMedical has entered into an
agreement with Fusion Capital Fund II to raise up to $10 million in
equity financing for its research programs, including
investigations into cinnamon compounds,...