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Inflammation Obesity and Weight Management
Reducing Obesity-Induced Inflammation: Men’s Health Month Edition

Most of us know that if we are overweight, we have more joint aches, back problems, and a higher risk for diabetes. But you may not be aware that excess stores of body fat can trigger inflammation throughout the body that complicates a wide range of common illnesses. Cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, certain cancers, and even Alzheimer’s disease are all linked to inflammation related to obesity. Fortunately, the key to fighting obesity-induced inflammation is to enlist the help of trillions of tiny soldiers: the microorganisms (including bacteria, fungi and viruses) that make up your gut microbiota. Since June is Men’s Health Month, it is a great time to take a closer look at how we can reduce our risk and symptoms for so many health conditions that diminish our lives by making changes in our gut microbiome.

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Inflammation Prebiotin in the News
Successful Use of Prebiotin Prebiotic Fiber in NIH/NIDDK Study to Reduce Inflammation in Kidney Patients

When you consider research coming out of the National Institutes of Health, most likely, you’re expecting the next new drug to fight cancer or lower blood pressure. “Inclusion of Prebiotin is a rare instance of a supplement being part of a significant National Institutes of Health (NIH) research study,” says Prebiotin CEO, Ron Walborn Jr. Prebiotin® Prebiotic Fiber was the chosen supplement for “Gut Microbiome and p-Inulin in Hemodialysis (TarGut-ESRD) [end stage renal disease],” also called the “ESRD study.” [see end of blog for discussion of ESRD]

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