CMFRI develops anti-obesity nutraceutical

For commercial production of Cadalmin

May 28, 2017 08:21 am | Updated 08:21 am IST - KOCHI

The anti-obesity nutraceutical developed by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) from seaweeds will soon hit the market.

The CMFRI has signed a pact with healthcare group VLCC for the commercial production of the product named Cadalmin Antihypercholesterolemic extract (Cadalmin - ACe), a natural remedy for obesity. A. Gopalakrishnan, director of CMFRI, signed a licence agreement with the director and executive vice president of the firm, said a release. Cadalmin was developed using natural marine bioactive ingredients from selected seaweeds.

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