Studies related to Insulin Sensitivity and Garlic

Aged Garlic Extract Improves Adiponectin Levels In Subjects With Metabolic Syndrome: A Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Randomized, Crossover Study

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 46
Gender Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Obese
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of 1,200mg aged garlic extract daily for 12 weeks in obese persons with metabolic syndrome was able to cause a trend (nonsignificant) to reduce weight and was able to significantly increase adiponectin concentrations relative to placebo; all other glucose, cardiovascular, and inflammatory biomarkers measured were unaffected.
Funding issues for this study:
Funded by Wakunaga, producers of the test supplement (Kyolic)