Hydrogen-rich water upregulates fecal propionic acid levels in overweight adults

Bogdan Andjelic, Darinka Korovljev, Marijana Ranisavljev, Nebojsa Kladar, Nikola Todorovic, Sergej M. Ostojic, Valdemar Stajer

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Fecal short-chain fatty acids are responsive to oral hydrogen in overweight adults. Propionic acid significantly increased in participants who consumed hydrogen-rich water for 12 wk compared with those who consumed tap water. This finding holds potential significance in addressing metabolic dysregulation.

Publish Year 2023
Country Serbia
Rank Positive
Journal Nutrients
Primary Topic Intestine
Secondary TopicObesity
Model Human
Tertiary TopicGut Microbiome
Vehicle Water (Electrolysis)
pH Neutral
Application Ingestion