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A health prevention program for young couples

A clinical trial testing the effectiveness and efficiency of health prevention efforts focused on physical activity and diet with people living in a relationship for less than two years. A randomized controlled trial of Australian Dzator and colleagues, published in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology in 2004, assesses the 12-month efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a primary prevention […]

Fasting is not a miracle treatment for now

INSERM published in 2014 an expert report on the therapeutic efficacy and safety of fasting. Gueguen and his colleagues published a 2014 INSERM report on the effectiveness and safety of fasting preventive and therapeutic. Current scientific evidence is available to conclude its effectiveness. Fasting the mechanisms are too vague and speculative. Studies have numerous methodological […]

Anti-inflammatory effect of a diet associated with physical activity

A clinical trial verifies the effectiveness of a supervised program of physical activity and physical activity plus dietary Association on reducing inflammation in the elderly overweight and obese. A randomized controlled trial of English Beavers and colleagues, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society in 2013, evaluates the efficacy over 18 months of physical […]

Dietary supplements do not protect against cardiovascular disease

A meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of dietary supplements containing vitamins and antioxidants in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. A meta-analysis of Korean Myung and colleagues published in the journal British Medical Journal in 2013 estimated, from the results of 50 controlled randomized trials, the efficacy of food supplements containing vitamins and / or antioxidants in […]

Efficacy of dietary supplement based on Garcinia on weight loss

  A meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of Garcinia extract to reduce body weight of overweight or obese. An English meta-analysis of Onakpoya and colleagues published in the Journal of Obesity in 2011 assessed on the basis of 12 clinical trials, the efficacy of Garcinia on reducing body weight of adults overweight or obese. The meta-analysis […]

Gargling with green tea does not protect against flu

  A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of gargling with green tea in the prevention of influenza infections among high school students. A Japanese randomized controlled trial of Ide and colleagues in the journal PLOS published in 2014 ONE assesses the effectiveness of gargling with green tea on the prevention of influenza in high school […]

Probiotics enhance sugar levels in the blood

A clinical trial evaluating the effect of probiotics on the fasting blood glucose levels in pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus. An Irish randomized controlled trial of Lindsay and his collaborators published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2015 evaluates the effect of the daily intake of probiotics versus placebo in FPG […]

A diet based on the glycemic index does not reduce the risk of metabolic diseases and cardiovascular

  A clinical trial verifies the effectiveness of a diet based on the glycemic index on risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in overweight and obese. A US randomized controlled trial Sacks and his colleagues, published in the Journal of American Medical Association in 2014, compared the effectiveness of four diets based on the glycemic index and […]

The motivational interview with the parents prevents obesity of their children

A clinical trial testing the effectiveness of a program based on motivational interview with parents of overweight children aged 2 to 8 years on the prevention of obesity. This non-drug intervention is performed by general practitioners or not associated with dieticians. A US randomized controlled trial of Resnicow and colleagues, published in the journal Pediatrics […]

Ginkgo biloba does not protect against Alzheimer’s disease

  A clinical trial testing the effectiveness of long-term consumption of ginkgo biloba extract on appariation of risk reduction of Alzheimer’s disease in older people complaining about their memory. A French randomized controlled trial of Vellas and colleagues published in the Lancet Neurology in 2012 evaluated for 5 years, the efficacy of the daily consumption […]