“Effects of Cranberry Powder Supplements on Gut Microbiota Diversity and Metabolic Syndrome”
It is of major importance to refine prevention strategies in order to alleviate inflammation, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome and it appear that improving gut health and microbiota represent a promising strategy. Cranberry-enriched diets may help prevent metabolic syndrome and its associated chronic diseases by a protective effect of gut health and microbiota. It is therefore highly relevant to test the hypothesis that a whole cranberry powder supplements (which include a mixture of polyphenols, free and fiber-associated proanthocyanidins, and fruits fibers) is associated with changes on the gut health and microbiota playing a major role in alleviating inflammation and obesity-associated metabolic disorders.
Dietary Supplement - Cranberry powder
3 capsules /day of whole cranberry powder (500mg/each)
Dietary Supplement - Placebo
3 capsules/day of a placebo comparator
Evaluation of the Effect of Cranberry Whole Fruit Powder on Gut Microbiota Diversity, Intestinal Health and Metabolic Syndrome in Overweight Individuals: a Proof-of-concept Study