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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 ...

Probiotics May Help Reverse Fatty Liver Disease in Children
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 and nearly 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

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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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