Chapter 18. New Therapeutic Effects of Anthocyanins: Antiobesity Effect, Antidiabetes Effect, and Vision Improvement

  1. Yoshinori Mine3,
  2. Kazuo Miyashita4 and
  3. Fereidoon Shahidi5
  1. Takanori Tsuda1 and
  2. Hitoshi Matsumoto2

Published Online: 12 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch18

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

How to Cite

Tsuda, T. and Matsumoto, H. (2009) New Therapeutic Effects of Anthocyanins: Antiobesity Effect, Antidiabetes Effect, and Vision Improvement, in Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions (eds Y. Mine, K. Miyashita and F. Shahidi), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada

  2. 4

    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate 041-8611, Japan

  3. 5

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1B 3X9, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Chubu University, 1200 Matsumoto-cho, Kasugai, Aichi 487-8501, Japan

  2. 2

    Food & Health R&D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd., 5-3-1 Chiyoda Sakado, Saitama 350-0289, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAY 2009

Book Series:

  1. Functional Food Science and Technology Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fereidoon Shahidi

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813800332

Online ISBN: 9780813807263

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Keywords:

  • new therapeutic effects of anthocyanins - antiobesity effect, antidiabetes effect, and vision improvement;
  • “metabolic syndrome” - characterized by group of metabolic risk factors;
  • adipocyte dysfunction - role in metabolic syndrome development;
  • antiobesity effect of anthocyanins;
  • anthocyanins regulating adipocyte functions including adiopocytokine expression;
  • anrhocyanins and type 2 diabetes;
  • vision improvement - transient refractive alteration study;
  • inhibitory effect of d3r and pharmacological analyses;
  • ciliary muscle relaxation mechanism by anthocyanin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Antiobesity Effect of Anthocyanins

  • Anrhocyanins and Type 2 Diabetes

  • Vision Improvement

  • Conclusion

  • References