The supplementation of lutein and zeaxanthin for preserving eye health is more effective in individuals with healthy BMI (lower than 25kg/m2), a 16-week human clinical trial conducted in Japan has shown.
Early results from a new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) indicate that people in their 60s and early 70s could lower their risk of dementia by maintaining healthy weight and muscle mass.
Probiotic supplementation with various strains of Lactobacillus have been shown to induce a small but statistically significant weight loss in the obese and overweight, according to a new review and meta-analysis.
The impact of obesity on cancer rates across the world – and how many cases could have been prevented – is made clear with an online data tool, launched by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) last month.
Obesity has long been known to increase the risk of health
conditions including heart disease, hypertension and respiratory
disease, but a new study suggests that it also causes accelerated
aging at a molecular level.
Taking a daily chitosan supplement had little effect on weight loss
in a new study on obese volunteers, a finding that challenges
previous research showing that the fibre could help people lose
Herbal extracts manufacturer and supplier Sabinsa, has concluded a
12-week study to further explore the safety and efficacy of its
patented ingredient ForsLean, which research suggests increases
lean body mass.
Waist circumference in young people has risen more steeply over the
past 10-20 years than body mass index, particularly in girls,
report researchers. Waist size is linked to higher risk of diabetes
and high cholesterol.
Obesity and being overweight in adulthood are associated with large
decreases in life expectancy and increases in early mortality,
according to the latest research. The report, published in this
month's Annals of Internal Medicine,...