Cannabinoid receptor polymorphism and macronutrient intake

Association of G1359A polymorphism of the cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1) with macronutrient intakes in obese females De Luis et al., JHND Early View Background The endogenous cannabinoid system plays a role in metabolic aspects of body weight and feeding behaviour. A polymorphism (1359 G/A) (rs1049353) of the CB1 gene was reported as a common polymorphism in … Continue reading Cannabinoid receptor polymorphism and macronutrient intake

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Marjoram tea and polycystic ovary syndrome

The effect of marjoram (Origanum majorana) tea on the hormonal profile of women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomised controlled pilot study Haj-Husein et al., JHND Early View Background In traditional medicine, marjoram herb (Origanum majorana) is locally reputed for its ability to restore hormonal balance and to regulate the menstrual cycle. Therefore, this pilot study … Continue reading Marjoram tea and polycystic ovary syndrome