BIO X4 - Supporting Studies


A controlled, double-blind, randomized study on the efficacy of Lactobacillus plantarum 299V in patients with irritable bowel syndrome,_double_blind,_randomized_study_on.4.aspx

Obesity-associated gut microbiota is enriched in Lactobacillus reuteri and depleted in Bifidobacterium animalis and Methanobrevibacter smithii. 

High polyphenol, low probiotic diet for weight loss because of intestinal microbiota interaction.


Digestive Enzymes:

Pancreatic α-Amylase Controls Glucose Assimilation by Duodenal Retrieval through N-Glycan-specific Binding, Endocytosis, and Degradation.


Therapeutic Application of Pineapple Protease (Bromelain): A Review


Pancreatic enzyme supplementation improves the incretin hormone response and attenuates postprandial glycemia in adolescents with cystic fibrosis: a randomized crossover trial.


Green Tea

Epigallocatechin-3-gallate and postprandial fat oxidation in overweight/obese male volunteers: a pilot study

Effects of catechin enriched green tea on body composition.


Caralluma Fimbriata

A pilot study investigating the effect of Caralluma fimbriata extract on the risk factors of metabolic syndrome in overweight and obese subjects: a randomised controlled clinical trial