Studies related to Apolipoprotein B and Zinc

Effect Of Zinc Supplementation On Markers Of Insulin Resistance, Oxidative Stress, And Inflammation Among Prepubescent Children With Metabolic Syndrome

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 60
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 1-6, 7-12
Body Types Obese
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of 20mg elemental zinc daily for 8 weeks in obese adolescents who were insulin resistant noted improvements in all biomarkers of glucose metabolism and inflammatory parameters, and a beneficial change was seen in oxidative biomarkers as well as most of the lipid panel (no influence on HDL-C).