Studies related to Waist-Hip Ratio and Spirulina

Spirulina Platensis Effectively Ameliorates Anthropometric Measurements And Obesity-related Metabolic Disorders In Obese Or Overweight Healthy Individuals: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Effect None
Values Mean and SD. Placebo: before 0.84±0.05, after 0.84±0.05. Spirulina: before0.87±0.07, after 0.86±0.07.
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 52
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29, 30-44, 45-64
Notes for this study:
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 52 obese and overweight participants took 2 g of spirulina platensis tablets or placebo for 12 weeks in conjunction with a calorie-restricted diet.

38 participants completed the intervention. The primary outcomes were said to be those related to body composition, though the trial wasn't powered for any in particular. There was a greater reduction in body weight, lean body mass, triglycerides, and c-reactive protein in the spirulina group. There were non-significant greater improvements in lipids and other measures of body composition in general.


The trial was preregistered: NCT02993627

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