Blackcurrant Suppresses Metabolic Syndrome Induced by High-Fructose Diet in Rats
Effects of BC on oral glucose tolerance test (a) and the expression of IRS-1 and p-AMPK in the muscle (b). Values were expressed as mean ± S.E. (). versus Cont; versus HF. Representative western blots of IRS-1 and p-AMPK protein levels are shown (). IRS-1: insulin receptor substrate 1; Cont.: control; HF: high fructose; BC1: blackcurrant 100 mg/kg/day; BC2: blackcurrant 300 mg/kg/day.