Leftovers from chocolate manufacturing can help manage obesity and lipid disorders: Study

(Natural News) Cocoa (Theobroma cacao) is the main ingredient of chocolate, one of the most popular foods on the planet. The seeds of cocoa, also known as cocoa beans, are the only parts used for the production of chocolate. It is estimated that about nine tons of fresh byproducts — which end up as waste — are generated for each...
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Source: Saude e Sociedade - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Publication date: March–April 2020Source: Heart &Lung, Volume 49, Issue 2Author(s): Zachary Cox, Pikki Lai, Connie Lewis, JoAnn Lindenfeld
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractThe family of AlkB homolog (ALKBH) proteins, the homologs ofEscherichia coli AlkB 2 ‐oxoglutarate (2OG), and Fe(II)‐dependent dioxygenase are involved in a number of important regulatory processes in eukaryotic cells including repair of alkylation lesions in DNA, RNA, and nucleoprotein complexes. There are nine human and thirteenArabidopsis thaliana ALKBH proteins described, which exhibit diversified functions. Among them, human ALKBH5 and FaT mass and Obesity ‐associated (FTO) protein and Arabidopsis ALKBH9B and ALKBH10B have been recognized as N6 methyladenine (N6meA) demethylases, the most abundant posttra...
Source: IUBMB Life - Category: Research Authors: Tags: SPECIAL ISSUE Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Bone and Mineral Research - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Conditions:   Cancer, Breast;   Obesity, Abdominal Intervention:   Other: SCOPE-Chinese Women Sponsors:   University of California, San Francisco;   Central South University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Obstructive Sleep Apnea;   Obesity Interventions:   Diagnostic Test: blood test;   Diagnostic Test: genetic test;   Diagnostic Test: Constitution in Chinese Medicine Questionnaire;   Diagnostic Test: Epworth Sleepiness Scale;   Diagnostic Test: cephalometry;   Diagnostic Test: polysomnography Sponsor:   Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Pain, Back;   Obesity, Morbid;   Type 2 Diabetes Intervention:   Device: Research electrode Sponsor:   Oregon Health and Science University Not yet recruiting
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AbstractNoninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) has become a popular screening test for the most common fetal aneuploidies. The performance of NIPT is affected by several factors including maternal obesity, which results in a greater rate of no ‐calls for obese pregnant women. Guidelines regarding NIPT in prenatal screening have been published, but with few and divergent recommendations on the issue. We aimed to review the medical literature, guidelines from scientific societies and information material from commercial NIPT providers on no‐calls and maternal obesity. We systematically identified medical literature and guid...
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: STATE ‐OF‐THE‐ART REVIEW Source Type: research
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Source: Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol Source Type: research
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Source: Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol Source Type: research
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