Dioscorea alata L. Reduces Body Weight by Reducing Food Intake and Fasting Blood Glucose Level

@article{Helen2013DioscoreaAL,
  title={Dioscorea alata L. Reduces Body Weight by Reducing Food Intake and Fasting Blood Glucose Level},
  author={O. Helen and Aluko Esther Olusola and E. IyareEghosa and A. Bond},
  journal={British journal of medicine and medical research},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={1871-1880}
}
Aims: The prevalence of type 2 diabetes may be most likely linked to obesity and its prevalence appears to have increased as the prevalence of obesity increased. Dioscorea alata L. has been observed to possess flavonoids which induce antidiabetic effect and phenolic compounds which could help in weight management. It has been postulated that any therapeutic regimes that can limit weight gain while simultaneously controlling blood glucose levels will be effective in managing diabetes. This study… Expand
4 Citations

Tables from this paper

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 48 REFERENCES
POSSIBLE ANTIDIABETIC AND ANTIHYPERLIPIDAEMIC EFFECT OF FERMENTED PARKIA BIGLOBOSA (JACQ) EXTRACT IN ALLOXAN‐INDUCED DIABETIC RATS §
  • 100
Antidiabetic activity of ethanolic extract of tubers of Dioscorea alata in alloxan induced diabetic rats
  • 47
Glycemic index and obesity.
  • 570
Role of neuropeptides in appetite regulation and obesity – A review
  • 411
Isolation and identification of novel estrogenic compounds in yam tuber (Dioscorea alata Cv. Tainung No. 2).
  • 34
  • PDF
Estrogen and Progestin Bioactivity of Foods, Herbs, and Spices
  • D. Zava, C. Dollbaum, M. Blen
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
  • 1998
  • 237
  • PDF
Genetic diversity of organoleptic properties in water yam (Dioscorea alata L)
  • 28
Oral administration of proteinase inhibitor II from potatoes reduces energy intake in man
  • 85
...
1
2
3
4
5
...