Protective effects of L-arabinose in high-carbohydrate, high-fat diet-induced metabolic syndrome in rats

@inproceedings{Hao2015ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective effects of L-arabinose in high-carbohydrate, high-fat diet-induced metabolic syndrome in rats},
  author={Lei Hao and Xiaoling Lu and Min Sun and Kai Li and Lingmin Shen and Tao Wu},
  booktitle={Food & nutrition research},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND L-Arabinose is a non-caloric sugar, which could affect glucose and lipid metabolism and suppress obesity. However, few reports have described the effect of L-arabinose in metabolic syndrome, a combination of medical disorders that increase the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to explore the effects of L-arabinose in rats with metabolic syndrome induced by a high-carbohydrate, high-fat (HCHF) diet. METHODS After the rat model for… CONTINUE READING