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Helping Reduce Obesity with Olive Polyphenols

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Obesity can result from various factors including diet and is associated with inflammation that often increases with aging. Many ingredients in Olivamine® help maintain healthy levels of inflammation including the important olive polyphenols, hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein. Obesity is linked with the loss of metabolic energy balance that may be restored by thermogenesis (heat production) from brown fat cells. Olive leaf extract that includes the olive polyphenols, hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein have been shown to attenuate or prevent obesity by regulating molecules involved in adipogenesis (fat cell creation) and thermogenesis. Many Americans are overweight or obese Obesity is part of the metabolic...

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Keeping a Balanced Gut Microbiome for Overall Health

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The community of microbes in the gut known as the gut microbiome promotes processes critical for health. Microbiome imbalance (dysbiosis) may lead to inflammation and associated diseases. Fiber, as a food source for bacteria in the colon can contribute to gut microbiome stability, decreased inflammation and increased health. In addition, the intestinal barrier helps protect against bacterial invasion and systemic inflammation. Fiber enables normal beneficial gut bacteria to produce products that increase intestinal integrity. A key component in Olivamine® found in DigestiveHealth has also been shown to preserve the intestinal barrier and its functions. You have trillions of microbes in...

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