advertisement
advertisement
HANNOVER MESSE 2019, 01 - 05 April
Homepage>Conference program >Development of novel nutriceuticals for gut health

Development of novel nutriceuticals for gut health

Health Solutions

Location & Language

Hall 2, Stand C07

Language

English

Event Details

Type of event

Lecture

Topic

Research & Technology

Event Host

Missed the Event?

So far no information materials were provided for this event. Please contact the organizer directly for further information.

Description

Recent studies showed an interaction between the composition of the human gut microbiome and diseases like obesity. In our present study, the vitamin niacin has been shown to beneficially affect the gut microbiome, which was associated with an improvement of biomarkers for insulin sensitivity and metabolic inflammation. This indicates a future therapeutic option for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. To target the region in the gut, where most of the microorganisms are located (ileocolon), a protection for the encapsulated niacin was developed. Previous in vitro studies as well a human in vivo study confirmed a sufficient niacin release in the desired region, while avoiding negative side effects. All of the used materials are food-grade, which would enable permission as a niacin nutraceutical.

Speaker

 Dr. Daniela Fangmann

Dr. Daniela Fangmann

Scientist, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein

Go to profile


  Eva-Maria Theismann

Eva-Maria Theismann

research assistent, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Go to profile

Stored items

0

Server communication error: Item could not be saved.