Caloric restriction favorably impacts metabolic and immune/inflammatory profiles in obese mice but curcumin/piperine consumption adds no further benefit.Wang, Junpeng.
Vanegas, Sally M.
Zingg, Jean-Marc A.
Meydani, Simin Nikbin.
Background: Obesity is associated with low-grade inflammation and impaired immune response. Caloric restriction (CR) has been shown to inhibit inflammatory response and enhance cell-mediated immune function. Curcumin, the bioactive phenolic component of turmeric spice, is proposed to have anti-obesity and anti-inflammation properties whil... read more
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- Wang, Junpeng, Sally M. Vanegas, Xiaogang Du, Timothy Noble, Jean-Marc A. Zingg, Mohsen Meydani, Simin Nikbin Meydani, and Dayong Wu. "Caloric restriction favorably impacts metabolic and immune/inflammatory profiles in obese mice but curcumin/piperine consumption adds no further benefit." Nutrition & Metabolism 10, no. 1 (12, 2013): 1-10.