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Ilex paraguariensis (yerba mate) improves endocrine and metabolic disorders in obese rats primed by early weaning
PurposeWe showed that early weaned rats developed obesity, hyperleptinemia, leptin and insulin resistance at adulthood. Here, we studied the potential beneficial effects of Ilex paraguariensisExpand
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Ability of Allium cepa L. root tips and Tradescantia pallida var. purpurea in N-nitrosodiethylamine genotoxicity and mutagenicity evaluation.
N-nitroso compounds, such as N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), can be formed by the reaction of secondary amines with nitrosating agents, and are suspected to be involved in tumors in humans. NDEA hasExpand
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Antimutagenic effect and phenolic content of green and roasted yerba mate beverages in different packages available in the Brazilian market
Yerba mate extract, made from leaves of Ilex paraguariensis, is a tea-like beverage consumed in South America. Considering reports that I. paraguariensis leaves have been associated with antioxidantExpand
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Efeito antimutagênico, antigenotóxico, antiobesidade e antioxidante da Ilex paraguariensis (erva-mate)
O extrato aquoso de erva-mate, obtido a partir de folhas secas de Ilex paraguariensis, e uma bebida amplamente consumida na America do Sul. Inicialmente, nosso objetivo foi caracterizar os compostosExpand