Indena touts Meriva results

11 May 2016

Indena has announced that its bioavailable curcumin formulation, Meriva, contributes to improve strength and physical performance in healthy elderly subjects.

Indena touts Meriva results

Indena has announced that a recently published registry study further demonstrates that the addition of its bioavailable curcumin formulation, Meriva, to a regimen of standardised diet and exercise contributes to improve strength and physical performance in healthy elderly subjects, helping maintaining the muscular mass.

The company says that remarkable improvements in all parameters such as: hand grip; weight lifting; time/distance before feeling tired after cycling, walking and climbing stairs; general fitness; oxidative stress measurement; Karnofsky scale; cardiac function with respect to baseline values, were observed in the supplementation groups. At three months, intergroup comparison also revealed a statistical advantage in all parameters for both supplementation groups compared with the standard management-only group.

“At Indena, we have always been inspired by a rigorous scientific approach in our research to guarantee botanical extracts that make the real difference in our customers’ finished products,” said Cosimo Palumbo, Indena Marketing Director. “The safety and efficacy profiles of Meriva are supported by 24 clinical trials and these new positive data broaden the existing findings of dietary supplementation with Merivaon healthy inflammatory response after exercise and delayed onset of muscular soreness.”

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