Leopoldia comosa prevents metabolic disorders in rats with high-fat diet-induced obesity

  title={Leopoldia comosa prevents metabolic disorders in rats with high-fat diet-induced obesity},
  author={T. Casacchia and F. Scavello and C. Rocca and M. C. Granieri and G. Beretta and D. Amelio and F. Gelmini and A. Spena and R. Mazza and C. Toma and T. Angelone and G. Statti and T. Pasqua},
  journal={European Journal of Nutrition},
  • T. Casacchia, F. Scavello, +10 authors T. Pasqua
  • Published 2018
  • Biology, Medicine
  • European Journal of Nutrition
  • PurposeObesity is the main feature of a complex illness known as metabolic syndrome. Anti-obesogenic therapies are often associated with side effects and represent a high cost in conventional pharmacological approaches. New strategies based on natural remedies are under continuous investigation. Leopoldia comosa (L.) Parl. (L. comosa) is a spontaneous plant with diuretic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Recently, a hypoglycemic activity mediated by inhibition of carbohydrate… CONTINUE READING
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