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Sulforaphane increases metabolism to ameliorate obesity and insulin resistance

Study published here: Glucoraphanin ameliorates obesity and insulin resistance through adipose tissue browning and reduction of metabolic endotoxemia in mice Low-grade sustained inflammation, triggered by chronically high levels of proinflammatory cytokines and gut microbiota-derived circulatory lipopolysaccharide (LPS), links obesity with comorbidities such as insulin resistance and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) (1,2). Although a number […]

Hydroxycitric Acid Nourishes Protein Synthesis via Altering Metabolic Directions

This study is published here INTRODUCTION The world is in health transition, and obesity is greatest threat to human health (Jose Hernandez–Morante et al., 2011). Obesity associates with various lifestyle-related diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and fatty liver disease (Jebb and Moore, 1999; Nakamura et al., 1994), causing a major health burden in […]

Synephrine and HCA evaluated for health risks

Phytochemical compounds in sport nutrition: Synephrine and hydroxycitric acid (HCA) as examples for evaluation of possible health risks. 1 Introduction Nutritional supplements containing phytochemical preparations represent a popular group of products intended for use by professional and amateur sportspeople. The use of such products is based on expectations with respect to promotion of desired effects […]