Daily consumption of resveratrol, an antioxidant compound in red wine, may reduce body fat levels by preventing the formation of fat tissue, suggests a new study with rats.
Polyphenols may strengthen bones and inhibit fat tissue formation
Experimental Biology 2011: Research highlights
Highlights from this year’s Experimental Biology gathering include green tea for postmenopausal bone health, and blueberries’ fat-fighting potential.
Fat tissue may mediate omega-3 response to metabolic syndrome: Review
Fat cells may play an important role in mediating the anti-obesity effects of omega-3 rich fish oils, according to a new review.
Seaweed and scallop capsules may aid weight loss: Study
Bioactive capsules made from brown seaweed lipids and omega-3 rich scallop by-products may reduce body weight and fat mass, according to a new research in mice.
Resveratrol shows metabolic benefits for obese: Study
Daily intakes of resveratrol – a compound from red wine – may improve the metabolic profile of people with obesity, according to a new study from Denmark.
Capsaicin weight loss mechanism suggested
Researchers in Korea have published new evidence that suggests the mechanisms behind why capsaicin may aid weight loss.
Conjugated linolenic acid (CLA) and L-arginine consumed together have separate but not additive effects on weight loss, according to a study conducted on rats.
Higher fiber and lower sugar found to have diabetes benefits
Increasing fiber intake and reducing sugar intake could improve the risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes in Latino adolescents, according to a new study.
Grape polyphenols may protect against obesity: Study
Antioxidant-rich supplements containing polyphenols from Chardonnay grape seed may protect against oxidative stress linked to obesity, suggests a new study with hamsters.
Anthocyanins show potent anti-obesity potential: study
Anthocyanins, antioxidant pigments from fruit and vegetables, have
a "significant potency" against fat cells and could be
used for the prevention of weight gain, suggests a new study from
Soy linked to less belly fat in postmenopausal women
A daily soy supplement may prevent abdominal fat increases in
post-menopausal women, suggests a new study from the University of
Alabama at Birmingham.
Toyo introduces flower extract for weight loss
Japanese ingredient company Toyo Bio-Pharma has introduced branded
Puer flower extract as an ingredient for weight management in the
Diet without losing lean body mass
A whey peptide ingredient aimed at helping people to lose weight
without dramatically changing their lean body mass is planned for
release in the European market.
PhytoMedical partners with lab for plant compound research
Canadian biopharmaceutical company PhytoMedical has formed a
partnership with a leading laboratory to further research,
initially into use of its proprietary plant-derived compound to
help build lean muscle mass in cachexia patients.
Phytomedical gains $10m for diabetes, cachexia research
Canadian biopharmaceutical company PhytoMedical has entered into an
agreement with Fusion Capital Fund II to raise up to $10 million in
equity financing for its research programs, including
investigations into cinnamon compounds,...