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Novel Probiotic for Weight Management in Adults
A randomized controlled trial demonstrated that the specific probiotic strain,
Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis 420 (B420), had a positive effect in supporting weight management in adults affected by overweight or obesity
Gut microbiota is a highly active society of trillions of microorganisms located in our gastrointestinal tract, and
the disruption of microbiota has been shown to be a contributing factor to the pathophysiology of obesity...
Results from a recent
study showed that 12 weeks of supplementation with probiotics significantly lowered cholesterol, triglycerides, and waist circumference in pediatric patients diagnosed with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
NAFLD is the buildup of excess fat in the liver, not associated with alcohol consumption, which affects enzymatic and metabolic processes...
Nutrition Prescriptions - An Opportunity to Induce Behavior Change and Improve Health
It is well known that nutrition plays a major role in the prevention and management of several chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, as well as cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and overweight and obesity. Chronic disease is very common in the United States andnearly 70% of American adults are overweight or obese...
Potential Role of SPMs in Preventing Chronic Inflammation
Roundtable Symposia from ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Week
The conversation is part of a series on inflammation entitled, Inflammation: Should we Block or Accelerate Its Resolution?
The focus of this conversation is on the prevention of chronic inflammation through the influence of pro-resolving mediators. With these molecules, chronic inflammation can be reduced
Gut Microbiome in Health and Disease Gail Cresci, PhD, RD, LD, CNSC
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ 0.50
In this two-part series Dr Cresci discusses the "Diversity of the Gut Microbiota and the Host"
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