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ea0038p225 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2015

Dietary cocoa (Theobroma cacao) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) consumption: a comparison of metabolic effect in high-fat fed rats

Adegoke Olufeyi , Morakinyo Olufemi , Adekunbi Daniel , Ajibola Wurola

A growing number of studies have reported beneficial health effects of cocoa and turmeric, including atherosclerosis, hypertension and insulin resistance. Relatively few studies have investigated the preventive or therapeutic effects of cocoa and turmeric against obesity-related metabolic disorders and co-pathologies. The study was undertaken to determine the effects of cocoa and turmeric powder supplementation on glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity and lipid profile in rat...