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Lingonberries may block the effects of high-fat diet, suggests mouse study

Posted February 6, 2014

Supplementation with lingonberries could almost completely prevent weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, according to new research in mice.

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Lingonberries halt effects of high-fat diet

Posted January 23, 2014

Lingonberries almost completely prevented weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, a study at Lund University in Sweden has found – whereas the ‘super berry’ açai led to increased weight gain. The Scandinavian berries also produced lower blood sugar levels and cholesterol.

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Fish Oil Supplementation Protects Pulmonary Function and Reduces Airway Inflammation Induced by a High-fat Meal

Posted January 10, 2014

In a placebo-controlled study involving 17 non-asthmatic men (on average, 22 years of age), supplementation with fish oil (3000 mg/d) for a period of 3 weeks was found to protect against the increased airway inflammation induced by consuming a high-fat meal.

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Study finds a high-protein, high-fat breakfast lowers blood sugar and risk of developing diabetes

Posted October 7, 2013

Alternative nutrition researchers and practitioners have postulated that a large breakfast, moderate lunch and small-portion dinner is an important key to weight loss and optimal health maintenance. Excess calories, especially in the form of processed and refined junk carbohydrates, consumed later in the day and at night are not efficiently metabolized and result in weight gain, as elevated blood glucose levels are quickly converted to triglycerides and on to fat storage. This process also contributes to systemic metabolic dysfunction and significantly raises the risk of developing diabetes.

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Two Spices Found to Fight Negative Effects High-Fat Foods

Posted April 2, 2013

Many spices are powerful antioxidants that continue to gain acceptance as natural nutrients able to assist human health and prevent chronic disease. Researchers from Penn State publishing in The Journal of Nutrition provide strong evidence that two such spices — turmeric, from which curcumin is derived, and cinnamon — provide a protective shield to reduce the body’s negative responses to eating high-fat meals.

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Grape extract may help fight damage caused by high-fat diets: Study

Posted March 4, 2013

Intake of grape seed and skin extract could be a valuable weapon in the fight against kidney disease caused by high-fat diets, say researchers.

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Whey protein isolate offsets effects of high fat diet

Posted August 9, 2012

Whey protein isolate or powder is commonly used as a bodybuilding dietary supplement to help men and women build muscle or a lean body. A study in Journal of Nutrition suggests that whey protein isolate may help more than bodybuilding.

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Effect of a Herbal-Leucine mix on the IL-1beta-induced cartilage degradation and inflammatory gene expression in human chondrocytes

Posted April 30, 2012

Conventional treatments for the articular diseases are often effective for symptom relief, but can also cause significant side effects and do not slow the progression of the disease. Several natural substances have been shown to be effective at relieving the symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA), and preliminary evidence suggests that some of these compounds may exert a favorable influence on the course of the disease.

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