Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) extract regulates glucose and lipid metabolism by activating AMPK and PPAR pathways in HepG2 cells.

@article{Tu2013RosemaryO,
  title={Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) extract regulates glucose and lipid metabolism by activating AMPK and PPAR pathways in HepG2 cells.},
  author={Zheng Tu and Tijuana Moss-Pierce and Paul Ford and Tao Jiang},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 11},
  pages={2803-10}
}
An epidemic of metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes is rising dramatically. Using natural products as potential preventive and therapeutic interventions for these disorders has drawn worldwide attention. Rosemary has been shown to lower blood glucose and cholesterol levels and mitigate weight gain in several in vivo studies. However, the mechanisms are essentially unknown. We investigated the effects of rosemary extract on metabolism and demonstrated that rosemary extract… CONTINUE READING
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