Glutamine supplementation favors weight loss in nondieting obese female patients. A pilot study

@article{Laviano2014GlutamineSF,
  title={Glutamine supplementation favors weight loss in nondieting obese female patients. A pilot study},
  author={Alessandro Laviano and Alessio Molfino and Maria Teresa Lacaria and Antonio Canelli and Simone Leo and Isabella Preziosa and Filippo Rossi Fanelli},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={68},
  pages={1264-1266}
}
Glutamine supplementation improves insulin sensitivity in critically ill patients, and prevents obesity in animals fed a high-fat diet. We hypothesized that glutamine supplementation favors weight loss in humans. Obese and overweight female patients (n=6) were enrolled in a pilot, cross-over study. After recording anthropometric (that is, body weight, waist circumference) and metabolic (that is, glycemia, insulinemia, homeostatic model of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR)) characteristics, patients… CONTINUE READING
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