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Articles On Obesity

March 2019

A Preventive Prebiotic Supplementation Improves the Sweet Taste Perception in Diet-Induced Obese Mice

"These results are consistent with a recent study revealing that human volunteers shifting their habits towards a diet based on the daily consumption of P-rich vegetables showed a reduced desire to eat sweet, fatty, and salty foods, together with an increased hedonic attitude for some inulin-rich vegetables"

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July 2, 2018

Probiotic and prebiotic combo may reduce obesity-related symptoms, rat study suggests

". . . long-term consumption of a probiotic and prebiotic combo may improve obesity-related metabolic symptoms like insulin resistance . . ."

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March 7, 2018

Wheat-derived arabinoxylan oligosaccharides with bifidogenic properties abolishes metabolic disorders induced by western diet in mice

"Therefore, this is the first study suggesting that wheat bran-derived AXOS is effective to counteract obesity instead of preventing it as previously shown elsewhere."

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June 9, 2016

Study reveals how altered gut microbes cause obesity

"Alterations in the gut microbiota are associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome in both humans and rodents,"

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August 3, 2015

Prebiotics Improve Gut Microbiota In Obese Kids: Study, by Stephen Daniells

"A prebiotic-rich diet may shift the gut microbiota profiles of obese children to a more beneficial profile, regardless of whether the obesity was related to lifestyle or genetics, says a study from an international team of researchers."

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February 17, 2015

Eat More Fiber To Boost Weight Loss, Study Suggests, by David McNamee

"We found that increasing dietary fiber was accompanied by a host of other healthy dietary changes"

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November 10, 2014

How Genes Shape Body Weight By Affecting Gut Microbes

"The findings firmly demonstrate that human genes influence the composition of gut microbes."

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October 22, 2014

Prebiotics And Synbiotics Show Potential To Reduce Obesity-Related Issues: Meta-Analysis, by Stephen Daniells

"Supplementing the diets of overweight and obese people with prebiotics and synbiotics may improve some metabolic measures, including cholesterol and triglyceride levels, says a new systematic review and meta-analysis of 13 randomized clinical trials."

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October 3, 2014

Gut Bacteria Type Plans Role In Obesity Risk From High Fat Diet, by Nathan Gray

"Specific gut bacteria found in humans could increase the risk of obesity when consuming fat-rich foods, according to new data."

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September 30, 2014

Antibiotic Exposure Associated With Early Childhood Obesity, by David McNamee

"However, researchers have now begun to investigate the influence that colonies of microbes residing in the gut might have on early childhood obesity."

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