Blueberries and metabolic syndrome.

  title={Blueberries and metabolic syndrome.},
  author={C{\'a}ssia Suemi Mizuno and Agnes M. Rimando},
  journal={Silpakorn University Science and Technology Journal},
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic disorders that increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases,which includes type 2 diabetes, elevated blood pressure, and atherogenic dyslipidemia. Studies have shown thatoxidative stress plays an important role in the etiology of cardiovascular diseases, as well as diabetes and itscomplications. Antioxidants provide protection from these chronic diseases. Antioxidants can be obtained fromfruits, and blueberries have the highest antioxidant activity… 

Blueberries’ Impact on Insulin Resistance and Glucose Intolerance

Although the current evidence is promising, more long-term, randomized, and placebo-controlled trials are needed to establish the role of blueberries in preventing or delaying T2DM.

Formulation of Fast Dissolving β-Glucan/Bilberry Juice Films for Packaging Dry Powdered Pharmaceuticals for Diabetes

The aim of this study was to develop fast dissolving films based on β-glucan and bilberry juice due to the bioactive potential of β-glucan and antidiabetic effect of bilberry juice. The benefit of

Best herbs for managing diabetes: a review of clinical studies

Parece que os medicos podem confiar nessas ervas e aconselhar aos pacientes para that melhorem o tratamento da diabetes.

New therapeutic options for the metabolic syndrome: what's next?

Relevance of nutritional antioxidants in metabolic syndrome, ageing and cancer: potential for therapeutic targeting.

  • M. Soory
  • Biology, Medicine
    Infectious disorders drug targets
  • 2009
It is relevant that purified micronutrients isolated from natural products may be less effective than a combination seen in the natural product due to synergistic effects of interacting agents.

Oxidants, antioxidants, and the degenerative diseases of aging.

It is argued that this damage to DNA, protein, and lipid is a major contributor to aging and to degenerative diseases of aging such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, immune-system decline, brain dysfunction, and cataracts.

Cranberry and blueberry: evidence for protective effects against cancer and vascular diseases.

  • C. Neto
  • Biology, Medicine
    Molecular nutrition & food research
  • 2007
The evidence suggests a potential role for dietary cranberry and blueberry in the prevention of cancer and vascular diseases, justifying further research to determine how the bioavailability and metabolism of berry phytonutrients influence their activity in vivo.

Effect of a dietary supplement containing blueberry and sea buckthorn concentrate on antioxidant capacity in type 1 diabetic children.

Treatment with a blueberry and sea buckthorn concentrate has a beneficial effect in the treatment of type 1 diabetic children and it should be considered as a phytotherapeutic product in the fight against diabetes mellitus.

Resveratrol: a therapeutic promise for cardiovascular diseases.

Evidence in favor of resveratrol to be used as a preventive medicine and related patents for the maintenance of healthy heart are provided.

Hypocholesterolemic effects of oat products.

The cholesterol-lowering effects of oat products were recognized over a quarter of a century ago and these oat bran-induced changes in serum cholesterol would theoretically reduce risk for coronary heart disease by approximately 10–35%.

The role of oxidized low-density lipoproteins in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.

Inhibition of the oxidation of LDL may be another approach to inhibiting atherogenesis, additive to or even synergistic with lowering of plasma LDL levels.

Beneficial effects of tea catechins on diet-induced obesity: stimulation of lipid catabolism in the liver

It is suggested that long-term consumption of tea catechins is beneficial for the suppression of diet-induced obesity, and it may reduce the risk of associated diseases including diabetes and coronary heart disease.