Metabolic Syndrome

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Mouse study backs weight loss potential of curcumin, piperine combo

By Adi Menayang

Mice given curcumin and piperine while on a calorie restricted diet lost more fat than control group mice and exhibited significantly lower plasma inflammatory markers associated with obesity, according to researchers from Tufts University in Boston and...

Euro congress tackles ‘syndrome X'

From the FENS Congress in Berlin

Euro congress tackles ‘syndrome X'


Vitamin E and prebiotics are important in the 21st century battle against ‘syndrome X’ – the umbrella term given to a collection of chronic maladies including obesity, inflammation, diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the FENS congress...

PATHWAY-27: “Bioactive-enriched foods, or BEFs will be implemented in select food industries, namely products in the dairy and bakery industries, in addition to egg-based products...

EU backs bioactives to help Metabolic Syndrome

A multi-party, EU-funded project is investigating the potential of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA); β-glucan and anthocyanins to be used in ‘bioactive-enriched foods (BEF)’ that could help the range of maladies known as Metabolic Syndrome.


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