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Abstract Title:

Prebiotic Effect of Lycopene and Dark Chocolate on Gut Microbiome with Systemic Changes in Liver Metabolism, Skeletal Muscles and Skin in Moderately Obese Persons.

Abstract Source:

Biomed Res Int. 2019 ;2019:4625279. Epub 2019 Jun 2. PMID: 31317029

Abstract Author(s):

Maria Wiese, Yuriy Bashmakov, Natalia Chalyk, Dennis Sandris Nielsen, Łukasz Krych, Witold Kot, Victor Klochkov, Dmitry Pristensky, Tatyana Bandaletova, Marina Chernyshova, Nigel Kyle, Ivan Petyaev

Article Affiliation:

Maria Wiese

Abstract:

Lycopene rich food and dark chocolate are among the best-documented products with a broad health benefit. This study explored the systemic effect of lycopene and dark chocolate (DC) on gut microbiota, blood, liver metabolism, skeletal muscle tissue oxygenation and skin. 30 volunteers were recruited for this trial, 15 women and 15 men with a mean age of 55± 5.7 years and with moderate obesity, 30

Study Type : Human Study

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