Broth for Weight Loss? Think Glutamine and the Gut

Can broth help us maintain a perfect weight?   Many old diet books advise we start each meal with a cup of broth or a bowl of soup.  The commonsense idea is to fill up sooner, eat less and meet our weight loss goals. Now a pilot study from Brazil suggests that glutamine could help us build a … [Read more...]

Glutamine and the Microbiome: Can It Help Us Attain our Ideal Weight?

Does glutamine have the "right stuff" to help us build a healthy microbiome?  And will the right population of wee beasties and microorganisms help us reach a healthy weight? That's the good news from Brazil where a pilot study showed that a daily dose of 30 grams of glutamine significantly … [Read more...]