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Journal Article

Journal Article

Clinical and biochemical evaluations of the alga Spirulina with regard to its application in the treatment of obesity. A double-blind cross-over study  [1986]

Becker, E.W.; Jakober, B.; Luft, D.; Schmulling, R.M.;

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Extract: In a double-blind cross-over study vs placebo a supplemental dietary intake of 2.8 g of Spirulina thrice a day over a period of 4 weeks showed a small but statistically significant reduction of body weight in obese outpatients. Adverse effects on clinical variables (blood pressure, heart rate) or biochemical variables (screening program including 32 parameters) were not detectable; relevant side effects were not observed.(author)

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Bibliographic information

Language:
English
Type:
Journal Article
In AGRIS since:
1987
Volume:
33
Issue:
4
Start Page:
565
End Page:
574
All titles:
" Clinical and biochemical evaluations of the alga Spirulina with regard to its application in the treatment of obesity. A double-blind cross-over study "
Other:
" ill., charts. 15 references "

From the journal

Nutrition reports international (USA)

ISSN : 0029-6635