Tag: complément alimentaire

 

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 […]

A dietary supplement based on soy and green tea does not lose weight

  A clinical trial assessed the efficacy of a dietary supplement of soy lecithin and green tea based on the loss of fat mass in overweight people. An American randomized controlled trial of Mangine and colleagues published in the journal Lipids in Health and Disease in 2012 assesses, for 8 weeks, the efficacy of a […]

Aloe Vera, to treat Type 2 Diabetes?

   A study tested the efficacy of Aloe Vera gel in the treating people with Type 2 Diabetes. An Iranian randomized controlled trial published in 2012 by Fallah Huseini and colleagues in the Planta Medica journal assessed the efficacy of a daily intake of Aloe Vera gel for 2 months in reducing blood glucose and lipids in patients […]

A mushroom to care cognitive symptoms?

A study suggests the effectiveness of a dietary supplement containing mushroom on cognitive function in people over 50 years of age with mild cognitive impairment. A Japanese study of Mori and colleagues published in the journal Phytotherapy Research in 2009 suggests the effectiveness of a dietary supplement based powdered mushroom (Hericium erinaceus or Yamabushitake) consumed […]

The antioxidants in the prevention of digestive cancers

A meta-analysis shows that antioxidant supplementation does not reduce the risk of digestive cancers. A meta-analysis of Bjelakovic and collaborators published in The Lancet in 2004 testing the efficacy of antioxidant supplementation in the prevention of digestive cancers and mortality from this cancer. No benefit is obtained. Worse, it may increase mortality digestive cancer. The […]