BACKGROUND: Yacon is a root crop which contains high amounts of The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of yacon syrup on. Yacon roots (Smallanthus sonchifolius) improve oxidative stress in diabetic rats. Instituto Superior de Investigaciones Biológicas (INSIBIO). Carolina Serra-. Instituto Superior de Investigaciones Biológicas (INSIBIO), Another important Andean crop is yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) which is a.

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This effect was more pronounced when yacon was accompanied by a standard diet.

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Support Center Support Center. This study aimed to investigate the antiobesity properties of yacon roots in a high-fat-diet HFD model and the underlying mechanisms.

Health properties of oca Oxalis tuberosa and yacon Smallanthus sonchifolius. Adiponectin is the most yaacon adipokine expressed in adipose tissue with pleiotropic insulin-sensitizing effects.

Experimental studies have demonstrated that the addition of oligofructose to the diet improves the growth of Bifidus and Lactobacillus in the colon enhancing mineral absorption and gastrointestinal metabolism in both humans and animals [ 1619 ].

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Adipogenesis is a process of iinvestigaciones differentiation by which precursor mesenchymal cells give rise to mature adipose cells to fulfill a key metabolic and endocrine role.

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Effect of yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) on colonic transit time in healthy volunteers.

We can help you send a request to the authors directly. Effects of yacon flour on HFD-induced metabolic disease. In a second design, after 12 weeks rats which fed standard diet continued with the same chow, while animals under HFD were changed to a standard diet with or without yacon, according to the following scheme Figure 1.

Updates on obesity pharmacotherapy. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to stay on top of the latest in scientific research. Clin Chem Lab Med These data led us to believe that visceral fat may be a target of yacon effects.

Similar results were observed in kidney. Effects of yacon ycon on inflammatory markers in HFD-fed rats. Centro de Investigaciones e Innovaciones de la Agroindustria Peruana.

AdipoQ is a novel adiposespecific gene dysregulated in obesity. In conclusion, yacon showed antiobesity properties by inhibiting adipogenesis and improving the visceral adipose tissue function. The experimental animals were randomly divided into two groups: Moreover, regional fat depots analysis showed primarily fat loss from the visceral pads, a known critical factor in reducing overall disease risk, including type-2 diabetes development [ 38 ].

The cecum antioxidant activity was incremented in rats fed with the experimental foods with respect to the control diets. Transcriptional control of adipocyte formation.

Article in Diabetes Baynes JW et al. For reproduction of material from PPS: No significant changes were observed for the spleen and pancreas in all the studied groups. Request Full Text Paper.

Given their high content in fructooligosaccharides FOSs [ 1617 ] and phenolic compounds, such as chlorogenic and caffeic acids [ 18 ], yacon roots have been considered as a beneficial functional food with prebiotic properties [ 19 — 22 ]. In addition, dietary polyphenols directly or indirectly impact on gut function, decreasing pathogenic bacterial growth yacom promoting the production of the invesitgaciones short chain fatty acids by beneficial microbial populations [ 23 ].

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Published Dec 14, Effect of yacon Smallanthus sonchifolius on colonic transit time in healthy volunteers. Rats were injected intraperitoneally with 0. Thirty minutes later with 2. Two varieties of ocas Overa and Rosada and yacon, which contain significant amounts of fructooligosaccharides and fel compounds, were chosen. This means the journal and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana cannot be held responsible for any ethical malpractice by the authors.

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Then, press proceed to send the authors a message. Anthropometrical parameters and markers of obesity in rats. The treatment of diabetic rats produced an increase of glutathione peroxidase and glutathione levels in liver Natural dietary and herbal products in anti-obesity treatment. High-fat diet is considered a direct cause in the development of dyslipidemia during obesity [ 3132 ].