Chia Seed Does Not Promote Weight Loss Or Alter Disease Risk Factors In Overweight Adults

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 76
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29, 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
Inflammation (plasma levels of TNF-α, IL-6, and MCP) as well as C-reactive protein were unaffected following ingestion of 50g chia (18.8g fiber) daily for 12 weeks in overweight but otherwise healthy persons.

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