Polyphenol-rich blackcurrant extract exerts hypocholesterolaemic and hypoglycaemic effects in mice fed a diet containing high fat and cholesterol

Synopsis:

  • 24 mice with diet-induced severe fatty liver, hypercholesterolaemia (high choleseterol) and hyperglycaemia 
  • Total plasma cholesterol and glucose levels were significantly lower in blackurrant group
  • Blackcurrant group had significantly decreased LDL