Creatine supplementation has the ability to function in a manner similar to antidepressant

Recent work shows that creatine supplementation has the ability to function in a manner similar to antidepressant drugs and can offset negative consequences of stress. Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Mol Neurobiol. 2011 Oct;44(2):136-41. Epub 2011 Mar 12. A potential role for creatine in drug abuse? D'Anci KE, Allen PJ, Kanarek RB. Source Department of Psychology, Tufts … Continue reading Creatine supplementation has the ability to function in a manner similar to antidepressant

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Orlistat Helpful in Fat and Metabolic Disease?

These findings suggest that over-the-counter 60 mg orlistat, in combination with the type of advice a subject could expect to be given when obtaining 60 mg orlistat in a community setting, does indeed result in potentially clinically beneficial changes in body composition and risk factors for metabolic diseases.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govEur J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jun 22. doi: … Continue reading Orlistat Helpful in Fat and Metabolic Disease?

New study Lap band => DECREASE in PYY => May drive patients to try to eat more!!!

The satiety hormone peptide YY as a regulator of appetite. More PYY => Less Food Eaten New study Lap band => DECREASE in PYY => May drive patients to try to eat more!!! PYY reduction in obese subjects is associated with decreased satiety and increased food intake. Obese subjects have a PYY deficiency that reduces … Continue reading New study Lap band => DECREASE in PYY => May drive patients to try to eat more!!!

Citrulline improves protein synthesis

The effects of Citrulline were tested in feeding malnourished rats and in healthy volunteers fed a low-protein diet. ** Citrulline improves protein synthesis ** Citrulline is very efficiently transported into enterocytes and escapes hepatic uptake.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govClin Nutr. 2010 Oct;29(5):545-51. Epub 2010 Aug 16.The 2009 ESPEN Sir David Cuthbertson. Citrulline: a new major signaling molecule … Continue reading Citrulline improves protein synthesis

Therapeutic role of creatine

Therapeutic role of creatine Recent findings have indicated that Cr supplementation has a therapeutic role in several diseases characterized by atrophic conditions, weakness, and metabolic disturbances (i.e., in the muscle, bone, lung, and brain). Accordingly, there has been an evidence indicating that Cr supplementation is capable of attenuating the degenerative state in some muscle disorders … Continue reading Therapeutic role of creatine

Excessive weight loss

Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2004 Aug;43(8):928-9.Neuropathy due to hypovitaminosis following excessive weight loss.Heiser P, Teepker M, Möller JC, Theisen FM, Friedel S, Hebebrand J, Remschmidt H.Read more at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/dz9w

Fructose-sorbitol malabsorption.

Malabsorbed sugars (fructose, sorbitol, lactose) and fructans may act as dietary triggers for clinical symptoms of Abdominal pain, bloating, and discomfortAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govCurr Gastroenterol Rep. 2009 Oct;11(5):368-74.Fructose-sorbitol malabsorption.Fernández-Bañares F, Esteve M, Viver JM.Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain. ffbanares@mutuaterrassa.esAbstractImportant dietary carbohydrates such as fructose and sorbitol are incompletely absorbed in the normal … Continue reading Fructose-sorbitol malabsorption.