A study done on trained recreational swimmers showed a high carbohydrate diet did not improve swimming efficiency at moderate paces. But a nutrition expert observed that the intensity level was too low and duration too short to show the differences the...
Consuming a high level of carbs and a low level of fats can regulate a gene in the body that can reduce your risk of obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic diseases, a meta-analysis has concluded.
Daily supplements of the potential probiotic Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis 420 may reduce fat levels and glucose intolerance in obese and diabetic mice, says a new study from DuPont Nutrition and Health.
A high fat diet during pregnancy may bring about changes in the offsring’s brain that makes them more prone to over-eating and obesity throughout their lives, according to a new rat study that may help explain the rise in childhood obesity.
Swedish researchers have identified a compound found in green
leaves that suppresses appetites and boosts weight loss in lab
animals, and could one day be used as a functional ingredient to
help tackle obesity.
Combining prebiotic and probiotic ingredients, commonly known as a
synbiotic, has different effects from those of the individual
supplements and does not simply result in additive or synergistic
effects, report German researchers...