Why are we focused on obesity?
Because obesity according to research is linked with chronic inflammation. And chronic inflammation is linked with chronic diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular, nerve degeneration and certain forms of cancer.
The interaction between fat cells and inflammation is important. Adipocyte cells (cells that store fat) secrete what the authors call "inflammatory mediators" and hormones.
As we know, inflammation is linked with oxidative stress, increasing the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and keeping the body in a pro-inflammatory state. And from there we go downhill with our health.
The good news? Berries! The best of them, according to the researchers, are blueberries, bilberries, blackberries, raspberries, cranberries and strawberries.
These berries have great abilities: antioxidants (for ROS) and anti-inflammatory (for all the pro-inflammatory proteins), and they also contain other nutrients in abundance like polyphenols, vitamin C, minerals such as manganese and all that is aimed toward protecting the body!
Berries and Berry Bioactive Compounds in Promoting Health, Del Bo' et al. evaluate berries for lowering obesity induced inflammation (2022, Chapter 11).
This is one of many reasons the High ORAC Synbiotic and its 40,000 units of Total ORAC that goes after ROS and pro- inflammatory markers is exactly what we need. The High ORAC has:
Grape Seed Extract, Wild Blueberry, Quercetin, Resveratrol, Wild Bilberry, Cranberry, Tart Cherry, Prune, Raspberry Seed, Strawberry.
Since the High ORAC Synbiotic also has probiotics and prebiotics, the health of the microbiome (which is compromised by the fat cells production of inflammatory toxins) is enhanced.
KLIMIS-ZACAS, D. (2022). The Role of Berries and Their Bioactive Compounds on Obesity-induced Inflammation. Berries and Berry Bioactive Compounds in Promoting Health, 33, 306. Chapter 11
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