Adding a cranberry supplement to a weight loss diet program may improve insulin, insulin resistance, and key liver enzyme levels in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), says a new study.
A new company has sprung up in Canada to commercialize a fat molecule found only in avocados, which has been reported to confer anti-diabetes and weight management benefits in animal and human studies.
Researchers at Laval University in Quebec studied the impact of polyphenols on metabolic disorders in obese mice, and unexpectedly observed an increase in physical activity in a group of mice supplemented with the compound proanthocyanidins.
Probiotic supplementation may be useful in preventing insulin resistance caused by excessive consumption of high-fat foods, according to industry-backed research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent in US marshals to seize supplements manufactured by Portland, Maine-based Global Biotechnologies Inc after the firm ignored warnings that it was making unauthorized disease claims.
The cellulose derivative HPMC, used for years to add texture to
foods and in drug delivery, could become a new functional food
ingredient, researchers said yesterday, as it appears to slow down
fat absorption from foods, writes Dominique...
US researchers believe they may have discovered a new cause of
insulin resistance, the condition that leads to the increasingly
prevalent type 2 diabetes. They say that high amounts of
antioxidants may promote the disease, contradicting...
Supplement manufacturer Nutrition 21 has filed a health claim
petition with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of
eight dietary supplement health claims associating chromium
picolinate supplementation with reduced risk...