Molasses Extract Help Fight Obesity

Recent research suggests that a dietary supplement containing molasses extract may contribute to the battle against obesity. The study, conducted by Richard Weisinger, Ph.D., will be presented at the upcoming meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), and may change the way people look at weight management.

Weisinger took two groups of mice and put both on a high fat diet. He supplemented each group’s diet with either 2 percent or 4 percent molasses extract. Twelve weeks later, the mice who were on the 4 percent extract diet had lower body weight and a decrease in a hormone produced by fat cells, all the while consuming similar amounts of fat as the other mice.

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