Effects of Supplement Containing Various Probiotics and Fermentation Products on Obesity

2014-08-27 03:22:57 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of supplement combined various probiotics and fermentation products on body mass index, body fat mass, abdominal circumference, visceral fat mass, intestinal flora, and serum biochemical parameters in overweight subjects.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention




Mixture of various probiotics and fermentation products, Placebo


Hiroshima University




Hiroshima University

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:22:57-0400

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