Tag: nutrition


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 […]

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 […]

Fighting Junk Food with e-Health?

  A meta-analysis looks into the potential role of information and communication technology in the improvement of individual eating habits. A meta-analysis published by Harris and colleagues in Health Technology Assessment in 2011 assessed the efficacy of e-Health systems in improving the dietary behaviors of teenagers and adults. 43 studies were identified in the scientific and […]

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 […]