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University of Tennessee professor releases weight management product
Date:8/9/2012

How would you like to experience the effects of running three miles or staving off type two diabetes without making drastic changes in your lifestyle? With nutrition supplements developed by a professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, you can.

NuSirt Sciences Inc., founded by Professor Emeritus of nutrition Michael Zemel, has released a weight management product called NuShape, and a product for healthy blood sugar called NuControl.

A video about the products can be viewed by visiting http://bit.ly/RD3gPj.

"NuSirt Sciences seeks to use our understanding of how molecules function and relate to one another and combine it with our knowledge of metabolic pathways," said Zemel.

"This can uncover metabolic activities in safe, natural products that prevent metabolic diseases such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and cardiovascular disease."

NuShape is an all-natural weight management product taken in pill form. When taken twice a day, it burns up to 300 calories a day by increasing fat oxidation. Clinical randomized studies show that when combined with modest caloric restriction (exercise or diet), participants nearly doubled both fat loss and weight loss over a three-month period. For a six-month period, they maintained 60 to 70 percent of weight loss or fat loss. The product also was shown to help participants retain lean muscle mass, which is typically lost during dieting. Results of the study can be found in Nutrients by visiting http://bit.ly/Qi5bmx.

But the pill does need a little help.

"Let's be clear; this is not magic," said Zemel. "Instead, this is a product that will work with you. We ask that you add about 15 minutes a day of moderate physical exercise over and above what you already do. That should burn about 100 calories. With NuShape, you will burn an extra 400
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Contact: Whitney Heins
wheins@utk.edu
865-974-5460
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Source:Eurekalert  

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