Probiotics Benefit Metabolic Syndrome Patients

A study found that probiotics could help improve the metabolic syndrome by counteracting the adverse effects of a high-fat diet. Metabolic syndrome is a condition characterized by central obesity, hypertension, and disturbed glucose and insulin metabolism.

The benefit is comes as a result of reduction in tissue inflammation and metabolic endotaxemia.

NutraIngredients states that:

“The current study involved administering the probiotic strain B420 to diabetic mice on a high-fat diet. According to the researchers, the probiotic improved the fasting glycemia and restored the glucose turnover rate to the level of the control mice fed with normal chow.”

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