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Lepticore in Metabolic Syndrome and Weight Loss

2014-08-27 03:16:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Metabolic syndrome is directly related to obesity. This study investigated the use of a plant based formulation to improve on the condition of people with metabolic syndrome.

Description

LeptiCore is a proprietary combination of various ingredients which have been shown to have properties which could be beneficial to weight loss in obese and overweight human subjects. This study evaluates the effect of Lepticore on bodyweight as well as parameters associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome.

The study was an 8 week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled design involving 92 obese (mean BMI>30kg/m2) participants (37 males; 55 females; ages 19-52; mean age = 30.7). The participants were randomly divided into three groups: placebo (n=30), LeptiCore formula A (low dose) (n=31) and LeptiCore formula B (high dose) (n=31). Capsules containing the placebo or active formulations were administered twice daily before meals with 300 ml of water. None of the participants followed any specific diet nor took any weight-reducing medications for the duration of the study. A total of 12 anthropomorphic and serological measurements were taken at the beginning of the study and after 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks of treatment.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

Lepticore

Location

Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry
Yaounde
Centre
Cameroon
8418

Status

Completed

Source

University of Yaounde 1

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:45-0400

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