Preventive Effects of Salacia reticulata on Obesity and Metabolic Disorders in TSOD Mice

  title={Preventive Effects of Salacia reticulata on Obesity and Metabolic Disorders in TSOD Mice},
  author={Tomoko Akase and Tsutomu Shimada and Yukiko Harasawa and Tomohide Akase and Yukinobu Ikeya and Eiichi Nagai and Seiichi Iizuka and Gojiro Nakagami and Shinji Iizaka and Hiromi Sanada and Masaki Aburada},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
The extracts of Salacia reticulata (Salacia extract), a plant that has been used for the treatment of early diabetes, rheumatism and gonorrhea in Ayurveda, have been shown to have an anti-obesity effect and suppress hyperglycemia. In this study, the effects of Salacia extract on various symptoms of metabolic disorder were investigated and compared using these TSOD mice and non-obese TSNO mice. Body weight, food intake, plasma biochemistry, visceral and subcutaneous fat (X-ray and CT), glucose… CONTINUE READING
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