Obesity

iStock / Stuart Jenner

Prebiotic may lower body fat in obese children

By Tim Cutcliffe

Consuming oligofructose-enriched inulin (OI) alters gut microbiota, reducing body fat in overweight or obese children, according to a new RCT conducted at Calgary University.

© iStock/Rostislav_Sedlacek

Looking ahead to IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2017

Howaru Shape: 'A new way of looking at weight management'

By Stephen Daniells

DuPont Nutrition & Health’s newly launched Howaru Shape is backed up by a clinical study that found that daily supplements of the probiotic may reduce body fat by 4.5%.

© iStock

One in three adolescents is obese, say WHO

By Emma Jane Cash

Health promotion campaigns are failing to reduce obesity in adolescents, according to a report published by World Health Organization (WHO) today.

© iStock

Mixed carotenoid supplements may help obese children

By Stephen Daniells

Dietary supplements containing a mixture of carotenoids and vitamin E may reduce BMI scores, waist to height ratio, and fat levels in obese children, suggest data from a new pilot study.

Spotlight

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers