Studies related to TNF-Alpha and Blueberry

Bioactives In Blueberries Improve Insulin Sensitivity In Obese, Insulin-resistant Men And Women

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 32
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64
Body Types Obese
Notes for this study:
In obese nondiabetic subjects with impaired insulin sensitivity, consumption of 22.5g blueberry bioactives (1462mg phenolics and 668mg anthocyanins) daily for six weeks noted that 67% of participants consuming blueberries had a 10% or greater improvement in insulin sensitivity (41% of placebo) and the overall group change in insulin sensitivity was greater with blueberries (22.2+/-5.8%) than in placebo (4.9+/-4.5%)