Dandelion root is a traditional medicinal herb that has been used for centuries to support various health conditions, such as liver function, digestion and weight management.
Dandelion root has been traditionally used to support liver function, digestion and weight management, and some studies suggest that it might have a positive impact on glucose metabolism and weight loss during fasting periods.
A pilot study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition found that dandelion root supplements may help improve body composition and weight loss in obese individuals during a 4-week fasting period.
Another study published in the Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine found that dandelion root supplements may help improve glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity in obese individuals during a 4-week fasting period.
It’s important to note that more research is needed to fully understand the effects of dandelion root supplements during fasting and it’s always best to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new supplement regimen.
- J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2018; 15: 18.
- J Tradit Complement Med. 2018 Oct; 8(4): 454–463.