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Weight Management Nutrition

New studies are showing that it’s the carbs—not fat—that contribute most to weight gain. Learn why carbs should be the focus and how you can control carbs through diet and supplementation.

Why Cargill thinks one particular star ingredient, chicory root fiber, can play a greater role in the sugar-reduction movement.

Capsimax has long been known as a thermogenic and an ingredient that increases lipolysis (breaking down fats), but recent studies are confirming additional benefits such as appetite control.

When FDA finalized its new U.S. Nutrition Facts rule in 2016, one of the label’s most notable changes was the addition of a new dual-column requirement for packages containing 2-3 servings.

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A registry study of more than 2700 British women found that a higher habitual intake of anthocyanins, flavan-3-ols, flavonols, and proanthocyanidins was linked to lower fat mass.

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The study also found that conventional approaches to measuring vitamin E levels may fail to detect when patients need more vitamin E.

Yay or nay: What does the latest research say about green tea for weight management?

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