Thursday, January 31, 2013

Role of Prebiotics in Fighting Obesity

"Led by Nathalie M. Delzenne from the Louvain Drug Research Institute’s Metabolism and Nutrition Research Group at the university, they concluded prebiotics had a role to play: 'Highly fermentable carbohydrates, such as prebiotics, are able to counteract several metabolic alterations linked to obesity, including hyperglycaemia, inflammation and hepatic steatosis, at least in animal models.'"

Prebiotics can battle obesity (by influencing genetic behaviour): Researchers - Nutra Ingredients