Red Wine Polyphenols Prevent Metabolic and Cardiovascular Alterations Associated with Obesity in Zucker Fatty Rats (Fa/Fa)

@article{Agouni2009RedWP,
  title={Red Wine Polyphenols Prevent Metabolic and Cardiovascular Alterations Associated with Obesity in Zucker Fatty Rats (Fa/Fa)},
  author={Abdelali Agouni and Anne-H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Lagrue-Lak-Hal and Hadj Ahmed Mostefai and Angela Tesse and Paul Mulder and Philippe Rouet and Franck Desmoulin and Christophe Heymes and Mar{\'i}a del Carmen Mart{\'i}nez and Ramaroson Andriantsitohaina},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={635 - 643}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity is associated with increased risks for development of cardiovascular diseases. Epidemiological studies report an inverse association between dietary flavonoid consumption and mortality from cardiovascular diseases. We studied the potential beneficial effects of dietary supplementation of red wine polyphenol extract, Provinols, on obesity-associated alterations with respect to metabolic disturbances and cardiovascular functions in Zucker fatty (ZF) rats. METHODOLOGY… CONTINUE READING