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Probiotics administration is associated with health benefits on gut barrier integrity and immunological functions of the gastrointestinal tract. Recently, probiotics consumption was proposed to reduce fat mass and body weight in rodents (Lee HY. et al. 2006; Hamad EM. et al. 2009) as well as abdominal fat in human (Kadooka Y, 2010). The mechanisms explaining the effects of probiotics in weight control are not well understood.
The primary objective of the clinical trial is to investigate whether a consumption of a probiotic formula when compared to an intake of a placebo, is associated with a greater reduction of body weight.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Laval University and Laval Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:28-0400
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A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
A sub-PHENOTYPE of obese individuals who have a risk for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES between that of healthy individuals with normal weight and unhealthy individuals with obesity.
BODY MASS INDEX in children (ages 2-12) and in adolescents (ages 13-18) that is grossly above the recommended cut-off for a specific age and sex. For infants less than 2 years of age, obesity is determined based on standard weight-for-length percentile measures.
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