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July 2016

Lactobacillus amylovorus Reduces Body Fat

A new clinical trial shows that drinking a beverage containing of fragmented Lactobacillus amylovorus CP1563 (CP1563) 200 mg daily for 12 weeks significantly reduces body fat and improves glucose and lipid measurements in obese people with a BMI of 25-30 kg/m2. Significant reductions were seen in triglycerides, total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels as well as diastolic blood pressure.


  1. Nakamura F, Ishida Y, Aihara K, et al. Effect of fragmented Lactobacillus amylovorus CP1563 on lipid metabolism in overweight and mildly obese individuals: a randomized controlled trial. Microb Ecol Health Dis. 2016; 27: 10.3402/mehd.v27.30312.

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