Potential efficacy of broccoli sprouts as a unique supplement for management of type 2 diabetes and its complications.

@article{Bahadoran2013PotentialEO,
  title={Potential efficacy of broccoli sprouts as a unique supplement for management of type 2 diabetes and its complications.},
  author={Zahra Bahadoran and Parvin Mirmiran and Fereidoun Azizi},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={375-82}
}
Functional foods and their nutraceutical components are now considered as supplementary treatments in type 2 diabetes and prevention of its long-term complications. Young broccoli sprouts as a functional food contain many bioactive compounds specially sulforaphane. In hyperglycemic and oxidative conditions, sulforaphane has the potential to activate the NF-E2-related factor-2 (Nrf2)-dependent antioxidant response-signaling pathway, induces phase 2 enzymes, attenuates oxidative stress, and… CONTINUE READING
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