Assessment of new food additives effectiveness in patients with overweight and obesity
AbstractWith the help of clinical, anthropometric and anthropometric method examination the study estimation of the effectiveness of a new food additives «Vita-Plantherbal tea N16» – with overweight and obesity. Components of a new herbal tea rich in biologically active compounds, flavonoids, phenolic acids, vitamin C and B, carotenoids, trace elements iodine, zinc, molybdenum, manganese, iron, etc. The studies were conducted on 53 patients with overweight and obesity, which were divided into two similar groups of patients were on standard low-calorie diet. The main group (28 patients) received a glass of analyzed herbal tea two times a day for 4 weeks. The control group (25 patients) were in similar conditions, but did not receive this herbal tea. Comprehensive clinical and laboratory evaluation of patients included a study of the dynamics of clinical symptoms, anthropometric data and blood biochemical parameters. Studies have shown a beneficial effect of herbal tea components on metabolism, anthropometric parameters and clinical symptoms in patients with overweight and obesity. This gives us grounds to recommend a new kind of herbal tea in the dietary of patients with this pathology.
Keywords:dietary assessment, herbal tea, overweight, obesity, metabolism