Four newly identified extracts could help address obesity

02/15/2012 | NutraIngredients

Researchers at the University of Granada in Spain have identified four natural plant extracts -- two of which reduce lipid absorption and two that cause triglyceride breakdown in fat cells -- that may help fight obesity. A study showed administration of one of the extracts resulted in a 67% reduction in triglyceride levels and a 49% decrease in cholesterol levels in obese rats. The researchers also noted significant improvements in glucose and insulin levels in plasma.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Regulatory Counsel
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Vice President, Commercial Markets
Meridian Health
Neptune, NJ
Health Plan CEO – Oregon
Trillium Community Health Plan
Eugene, OR
Director of Operations - GBS
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN