Bioactive Ingredients in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Function in the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

Shigenobu INA, Aya HAMADA, Hitomi KUMAGAI, Yusuke YAMAGUCHI
2019 Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology  
Diabetes mellitus (DM) greatly impacts human health worldwide as over 400 million patients suffer from DM-related symptoms. Type 2 DM accounts for more than 90% of DM and is caused mainly by unhealthy lifestyles, such as high-calorie and high-fat diets. Such undesirable eating habitats induce resistance to insulin resulting in high blood sugar levels that cause induction of various symptoms and complications of DM. Therefore, management of blood sugar levels is important for preventing DM. Our
more » ... preventing DM. Our group has recently found that rice (Oryza sativa L.) contains anti-diabetes compounds. Here, we summarize the effect of the bioactive ingredients in rice on preventing type 2 DM.
doi:10.3177/jnsv.65.s113 pmid:31619608 fatcat:hmo4wdmb55ahleshba4w7tzxvu