Today, 5/24/2012, Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, from the Cleveland Clinic, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show. In advocating that a person could lose weight by eating the same breakfast every day, she offered the example of a hard-cooked egg on a whole wheat English muffin with a 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper. She mentioned that a brand new study finds that piperine
, contained in black pepper, stops the formation of new fat cells.
About 2:30 in this 4 1/2 minute video: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/summer-s ... crets-pt-1
Could it be that stopping the formation of new fat cells plays a part in the cycle:
visceral fat => cytokines (adipokines) => insulin => inflammation => visceral fat…?
My hypothesis: excess insulin (hyperinsulinemia) plays a major role in MS, as developed in my initial post: http://www.thisisms.com/forum/general-discussion-f1/topic1878.html "Insulin – Could This Be the Key?"