Effective fuling (Poria Cocos) for the treatment of obesity

@article{Mendes2018EffectiveF,
  title={Effective fuling (Poria Cocos) for the treatment of obesity},
  author={L. C. Mendes},
  journal={International Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={11}
}
  • L. C. Mendes
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Obese patients are often a dyslipidemia characterized by hypertriglyceridemia, lowering cholesterol and increased HDL LDL. This metabolic profile is present the most often in obese patients with accumulation of intra-abdominal fat, which has been associated with increased risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD).8 It is estimated that, in Europe, the prevalence of obesity is 10-25% in most countries,8 in the US of 30.5%9 and in Portugal have 38.6% of adults overweight and 13.8% are obese.10 In… Expand
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