Friendly Bacteria may Help in Fighting Flab

by Kathy Jones on  January 18, 2011 at 8:59 PM Obesity News
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A group of researchers from the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority (IAFDA) and Cork University have come up with a novel method of weight loss that involves adding friendly bacteria to your yoghurt.
 Friendly Bacteria may Help in Fighting Flab
Friendly Bacteria may Help in Fighting Flab

The bacteria, usually found in your gut, will produce a molecule that will reduce the levels of fatty tissues in your body.

The researchers expressed hope that tailor made yoghurts and drinks will soon be manufactured on a commercial level that will help the general population to lose weight.

Says lead researcher Catherine Stanton, "Fat is not an inert layer around our bodies, it is active and pro-inflammatory. It is a risk factor for many diseases, including cancers."


Source: Medindia

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