Scientific Studies

Tisanoreica Protocol

Case study on the basic, medium and crash protocols of the Tisanoreica method

Babbolin G et Al; Abstract of the XXXI Congress held by the Italian Society of Internal Medicine, Bologna 17/10/2009

The aim of this study is that of proving the efficacy of the various protocols (basic, medium and crash protocols) of the Tisanoreica method in a group of overweight or obese subjects who present with no other concomitant pathological forms…



Evaluation of the effects of a food supplement on self-esteem, physical efficiency and infections

Paoli A et Al; Acts of the XXXI Congress of the Italian Society of Internal Medicine, Bologna 17/10/2009

According to WHO, immunomodulators should have rapid biological degrading, they should not cause any collateral effects and should exercise moderately immunostimulant effects: these features can also be found in extracts of Equinacea, Uncaria, Tabebuia, Ginseng, Eleuterococcus, Serenoa, Anise, Mallow, Damiana and Liquorice….



Phytoextracts for monitoring of cholesterolemia

Cenci L et Al; Abstract of the XXXI Congress of the Italian Society of Internal Medicine, Bologna 17/10/2009

The Seven Countries Study, conducted on 12,467 men, with a mean age ranging from 40 and 59, confirmed that an increase in cholesterolemia by 20 mg/dL, corresponds with an increase by about 12% in the risk of coronary mortality. The lowest mortality incidence occurs in those countries whose population show cholesterolemia values ranging from 125 to 150 mg/dL….



A phytoextract for the treatment of stipsis

Cenci L et Al; The Internet Journal of Nutrition and Wellness – 2009, issue 8 number 2

It is an accepted fact that stypsis is a frequent problem in a portion of the adult population and in almost all the geriatric population. We tested a herb supplement indicated for regulating bowel flow…



Low-calorie diet with supplementation of phytoextracts for the treatment of overweight

Cenci L et Al; ‘Piante medicinali’, Special issue May 2010 – ISSN 1825-5086

The aim of this paper is that of testing the usefulness of using supplementation with phytoextracts with tonic and adaptogenic properties in the context of a diet with a slightly low content of calories….



Antioxidants, diet and lifestyle: resources of choice against oxidative stress

Migliorati A et Al; ‘Piante medicinali’, Special issue May 2010 – ISSN 1825-5086

In the last three decades, over 6,000 papers in the literature state that oxidative stress is a decisive reason for a large number of degenerative and/or neoplastic diseases and also responsible for the decline associated with ageing….



Ketogenic diet with supplements of phytoextracts for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Cenci L et Al; Abstract of the XXII Congress of the National Association of Dietologists, Milano 20-22/05/2010

A low-carb diet may be effective in improving metabolic compensation in cases of type 2 diabetes and, as a result, in reducing the pharmacological therapy being administered…



The ketogenic diet with supplementation of phytoextracts for short-term weight reduction

Cenci L et Al; Abstract of the XXII Congress held by the National Association of Diploma-holders in Dietetics, Milan, 20-22/05/2010

The aim of this work was that of testing the efficacy of a ketogenic diet combined with phytoextracts supplementation for weight reduction. VLCDs (Very Low Carbohydrate Diets) induce a metabolic state (ketosis) which impairs the efficiency of the transformation of nutrients into energy and this contradicts the concept that “a calorie is a calorie”…



Comparison between the mediterranean diet, the zone diet and Tisanoreica regarding liver and renal function and lipidic profile

Paoli A et Al; Agro Food Ind Hi-Tech 2010, 21:24-29

The aim of this work was that of testing how each of these three types of diet constituted a dierent approach to eating and how they inuenced anthropometric and metabolic parameters…



Preliminary evaluation of the beneficial effects of a phytoextract on respiratory function

Babbolin G et Al; Abstract of the II Congress on General Medicine, Padua 21-23 October 2010

The pathologies a_ecting the respiratory tract show high degrees of incidence and prevalence, which has remarkable social and economic repercussions related to their elevated degree of morbidity. The disorders associated with ineffective respiratory function constitute one of the main causes of demand for health assistance, including, above all, various pharmacological products. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of phytotherapeutic treatment in improving respiratory function in a group of residents in an old age home…



Effect of ketogenic mediterranean diet with phytoextracts and low carbohydrates/high-protein meals on weight, cardiovascular risk factors, body composition and diet compliance in italian council employees

Paoli A et Al; Nutrition Journal 2011, 10:112

There has been increased interest in recent years in very low carbohydrate ketogenic diets (VLCKD) that, even though they are much discussed and often opposed, have undoubtedly been shown to be effective, at least in the short to medium term, as a tool to tackle obesity, hyperlipidemia and some cardiovascular risk factors…



Food supplements and DCA

Cenci L et Al; Abstract of the XXIII Congress of the National Association of Dietologists, Verona 19-21/04/2012

The aim was that of testing the usefulness of protein-based low-cal supplements in the management of eating disorders….



Case study on the efficacy of a ketogenic diet with supplementation of phytoextracts

Faedo A et Al; ‘Piante medicinali’, Special issue June 2012 – ISSN 1825-5086

The aim of this work was that of testing the ecacy of a commercial protocol for weight reduction (the Tisanoreica Method) so as to obtain a preventive expectation concerning weight loss…



Modified ketogenic diet with phytoextracts in the management of patients with hyperuricemia and alteration in the liver profile

Cenci L et Al; ‘Piante medicinali’, Special issue June 2012 – ISSN 1825-5086

We received a 58-year-old C. F. male for consultation about weight reduction (BMI 31.5). The blood chemical tests were within normal parameters but it was arranged that he would send us a copy within the following few days…



Supplementation with phytoextracts within the context of a ketogenic diet: scientific rationale?

Faedo A et Al; ‘Piante medicinali’, Special issue June 2012 – ISSN 1825-5086

This revision work on the specific literature was aimed at evaluating whether there exists a scientific rationale supporting the use of phytoextracts within the framework of a commercial protocol for weight loss known as Tisanoreica Method (TM). From a strictly technical point of view, the method consists of two phases: a ketogenic diet followed by a low-calorie diet…



Medium term effects of a ketogenic diet and a mediterranean diet on resting energy expenditure and respiratory ratio

Paoli A. et Al; BMC Proceedings 2012, 6(Suppl 3):P37

Very low carbohydrate ketogenic type diets (VLCKD) have been shown to be more effective for body weight reduction and fat loss compared to balanced or low-calorie Mediterranean diets, at least in the short-medium term, although the underlying mechanisms of its efficacy are still not well understood…



Ketogenic diet does not affect strength performance in elite artistic gymnasts

Paoli A et Al; Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2012, 9:34

Despite the increasing use of low carbohydrates/ketogenic diets (KD) on weight control and management of metabolic syndrome (Westman et al., 2007) there are paucity of researches about effects of KD diets on sport performances (Phinney et al., 1983a, 1983b). KD diets maybe useful in sports with weight class divisions. The aim of our study was to investigate the influence of KD on explosive strength performance, specifically in elite artistic gymnasts…



Effective long-term weight loss through the combination of a biphase ketogenic mediterranean diet and a mediterranean maintenance diet.

Paoli A et Al; Nutrients 2013, 5,5205-5217; doi:10.3390/nu5125205

Weight loss protocols can only be considered to be eective if they produce results which remain constant over a long period – and this is an objective which is not reached in the majority of cases…



Effects of twenty days of the ketogenic diet on metabolic and respiratory parameters in healthy subjects

Rubini A, Bosco G, Lodi A, Cenci C, Parmagnani A, Grimaldi K, Zhongjin Y,¬Paoli A.; Lung 2015 Sept 26 DOI 10.1007/s00408-015-9806-7

Purpose The eects of the ketogenic diet (KD) on weight loss, metabolic, and respiratory parameters were investigated in healthy subjects …



Effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids supplementation on some cardiovascular risk factors during a ketogenic diet.

Paoli A, Moro T, Bosco G, Bianco A, CAmporesi E, Mangar D.; Marine Drugs. 2015 Feb 13;13(2):996-1009

Background: the ketogenic diet (KD) has become a widely used nutritional approach for weight loss. Some of the KD’s positive eects on metabolism and cardiovascular risk factors are similar to those seen after polyunsaturated fatty acids supplementation. We hypothesized that a ketogenic Mediterranean diet…



Ketogenic diet in neuromuscular and neurodegenerative diseases

Paoli A, Bianco A, Damiani E, Bosco G.; Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:474296

An increasing number of data demonstrate the utility of ketogenic diets in a variety of metabolic diseases as obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes. In regard to neurological disorders, ketogenic diet is recognized as an eective treatment for pharmacoresistant epilepsy but emerging data suggests that ketogenic diet…



Ketogenic diet for obesity: friend or foe?

Paoli A; Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Feb 19;11(2):2092-107

Obesity is reaching epidemic proportions and is a strong risk factor for a number of cardiovascular and metabolic disorders such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, atherosclerosis, and also certain types of cancers. Despite the constant recommendations of health care organizations regarding the importance of weight control, this goal often fails. Genetic predisposition in combination with inactive lifestyles …


Studio della variazione glicemica in soggetti sani indotta da diversi alimenti ad alto contenuto proteico e basso contenuto di carboidrati

Alessandra Lodi, Bettina Karsten, Gerardo Bosco, Manuel Gómez-López, Paula Paraguassú Brandão, Antonino Bianco, Antonio Paoli – JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL FOOD J Med Food 19 (11) 2016, 1-11

Gli alimenti ultra-processati ad alto contenuto di proteine di buona qualità e di fibre potrebbero migliorare sia la dieta delle persone giovani, sia la dieta dei diabetici di tipo 2 (T2DM). I giovani, abituati ad assumere spesso spuntini ipercalorici e molto zuccherati, poveri di fibre e di proteine e ricchi di acidi grassi saturi migliorerebbero la loro alimentazione grazie a questo tipo di alimenti con un minor rischio di sviluppo del diabete di tipo 2…