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Nutritional treatment for acquired immunodeficiency virus-associated wasting using beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate, glutamine, and arginine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
BACKGROUND The current study was designed to examine whether a combination of three nutrients, consisting of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB), a metabolite of leucine, L-glutamine (Gln) andExpand
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Berry anthocyanins as novel antioxidants in human health and disease prevention.
Edible berries, a potential source of natural anthocyanin antioxidants, have demonstrated a broad spectrum of biomedical functions. These include cardiovascular disorders, advancing age-inducedExpand
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The bactericidal effects of Lactobacillus acidophilus, garcinol and Protykin® compared to clarithromycin, on Helicobacter pylori
Chronic infection with Helicobacter pylori causes peptic ulcers, gastric cancer and lymphoma. We evaluated the inhibitory effects of the probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-1J, the antibioticExpand
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Inhibition of Helicobacter pylori in vitro by various berry extracts, with enhanced susceptibility to clarithromycin
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of various berry extracts, with and without clarithromycin on Helicobacter pylori. Resistance to clarithromycin by H. pylori has been reported,Expand
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Physico-chemical properties of a novel (—)-hydroxycitric acid extract and its effect on body weight, selected organ weights, hepatic lipid peroxidation and DNA fragmentation, hematology and clinical
Garcinia cambogia-derived (—)-hydroxycitric acid (HCA) is a popular and natural supplement for weight management. HCA is a competitive inhibitor of the enzyme ATP citrate lyase, which catalyzes theExpand
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Safety and toxicological evaluation of a novel niacin-bound chromium (III) complex.
Chromium is an essential trace element required for normal protein, fat and carbohydrate metabolism. It also helps in energy production and increasing lean body mass. Niacin-bound chromium (NBC) is aExpand
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Antimicrobial effects of antioxidants with and without clarithromycin on Helicobacter pylori
Increasing resistance to currently used antimicrobials has resulted in the evaluation of other agents that have antimicrobial activity against Helicobacter pylori. H. pylori American Type CultureExpand
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Safety of a Novel Calcium/Potassium Saltof (-)-Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA-SX): II.Developmental Toxicity Study in Rats
ABSTRACT (-)-Hydroxycitric acid (HCA), active constituent (10%–30%) of the dried fruit rind of Garcinia cambogia, is commonly used as a dietary supplement for weight management. The objective of theExpand
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Cytokine expression due to Helicobacter pylori in a tissue culture model
Helicobacter pylori, in recent years, has been recognized as the major causative agent in chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer disease in humans. H. pylori is a ubiquitous organism, with at least halfExpand
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Dose- and time-dependent effects of a novel (−)-hydroxycitric acid extract on body weight, hepatic and testicular lipid peroxidation, DNA fragmentation and histopathological data over a period of 90
Abstract(−)-Hydroxycitric acid (HCA), a natural extract from the dried fruit rind of Garcinia cambogia (family Guttiferae), is a popular supplement for weight management. The dried fruit rind hasExpand
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