Sprouts and Diabetes

Diabetes can be deadly. Please take a look at our research to learn how sprouts can improve the lives of those who suffer from this serious disease.

"Antidiabetic activity of Mung bean extracts in diabetic KK-Ay mice." J Agric Food Chem. 2008 Oct 8;56(19):8869-73. Epub 2008 Sep 4. Yao Y, Chen F, Wang M, Wang J, Ren G. Institute of Crop Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, No. 80 South Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

"Broccoli sprouts powder could improve serum triglyceride and oxidized LDL/LDL-cholesterol ratio in type 2 diabetic patients: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial." Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2012 Feb 8. Bahadoran Z, Mirmiran P, Hosseinpanah F, Rajab A, Asghari G, Azizi F. Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

"Broccoli sprouts reduce oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes: a randomized double-blind clinical trial" Eur J Clin Nutr. 2011 Aug;65(8):972-7. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2011.59. Epub 2011 May 11. Bahadoran Z, Mirmiran P, Hosseinpanah F, Hedayati M, Hosseinpour-Niazi S, Azizi F. Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

"Cynarin-Rich Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) Sprouts Possess Both Antiglycative and Antioxidant Activities." J Agric Food Chem. 2012 Mar 28;60(12):3260-5. Sun Z, Chen J, Ma J, Jiang Y, Wang M, Ren G, Chen F. Institute for Food and Bioresource Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University , Beijing 100871, People's Republic of China.

"Differing effects of water-soluble and fat-soluble extracts from Japanese radish (Raphanus sativus) sprouts on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats." J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2007 Jun;53(3):261-6. Taniguchi H, Muroi R, Kobayashi-Hattori K, Uda Y, Oishi Y, Takita T. Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Culinary Arts, Toita Women's College, 2-21 17 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0014, Japan. 

"The Effect of Pre-Germinated Brown Rice Intake on Blood Glucose and PAI-1 Levels in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats",  Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2004 Feb;68(2):444-7.  Hagiwara H, Seki T, Ariga T.

"Effects of buckwheat sprouts on plasma and hepatic parameters in type 2 diabetic db/db mice" J Food Sci. 2010 Nov-Dec;75(9):H294-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2010.01853.x. Watanabe M, Ayugase J. Natl. Agricultural Research Center for Tohoku Region, 4 Akahira, Shimokuriyagawa, Morioka, Iwate 020-0198, Japan

"Effects of young barley leaf extract and antioxidative vitamins on LDL oxidation and free radical scavenging activities in type 2 diabetes." Diabetes Metab. 2002 Apr;28(2):107-14. Yu YM, Chang WC, Chang CT, Hsieh CL, Tsai CE.

"Improved health-relevant functionality in dark germinated Mucuna pruriens sprouts by elicitation with peptide and phytochemical elicitors." Bioresour Technol. 2009 Oct;100(19):4507-14. Epub 2009 May 19, Randhir R, Kwon YI, Shetty K.

"Protective effect of sulforaphane against oxidative stress: Recent advances."

Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2010 Dec 1. Guerrero-Beltrán CE, Calderón-Oliver M, Pedraza-Chaverri J, Chirino YI. Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Química, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 04510 México, DF, Mexico.

"The inhibition effects against α-amylase of plant extracts" Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Jun 30, 2008. Gyu-Hee Lee, Woosong University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; Yeun-Kook Jung, Woosong University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; Kee-Hyuk Kim, Woosong University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; Myung-Gon Shin, Woosong University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea.

"Soaked and germinated Glycine max (soybean seeds) is highly effective blood sugar regulator" Dr. Manju Pathak,  B-506, PMO Apartments, C-58/20,Sector-62, Noida-201301, India.

"Vanadium-enriched chickpea sprout ameliorated hyperglycemia and impaired memory in streptozotocin-induced diabetes rats." Biometals. 2008 Oct;21(5):563-70. Epub 2008 Apr 23, Mao X, Zhang L, Xia Q, Sun Z, Zhao X, Cai H, Yang X, Xia Z, Tang Y., Department of Physiology, Shandong University School of Medicine, Wenhua Xi Road, Jinan, Shandong 250012, People's Republic of China.